|Origin:||Probably from Old English docca 'muscle'|
if a ship docks, or if the captain docks it, it sails into a dock so that it can unload
ships[intransitive and transitive]TTW
We docked at Rangoon the next morning.
to reduce the amount of money you pay someone as a punishment:
The company has threatened to dock the officers' pay.
to connect two computers using an electrical wire
dock something to/into/with something
Users can dock a laptop to their desktop setup.
if two spacecraft dock, they join together in space
spacecraft[intransitive + with]TTS
to cut an animal's tail short