Synonyms for basin

Synonyms for (noun) basin

Synonyms: basin

Definition: a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids

Usage: she mixed the dough in a large basin

Similar words: vessel

Definition: an object used as a container (especially for liquids)

Synonyms: lavatory, washbasin, washbowl, washstand, basin

Definition: a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face

Usage: he ran some water in the basin and splashed it on his face

Similar words: sink

Definition: plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe

Synonyms: catchment area, catchment basin, basin, drainage area, drainage basin, watershed, river basin

Definition: the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet

Usage: flood control in the Missouri basin

Similar words: geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region

Definition: a demarcated area of the Earth

Synonyms: basin

Definition: a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a lake at the bottom of it

Usage: the basin of the Great Salt Lake

Similar words: natural depression, depression

Definition: a sunken or depressed geological formation

Synonyms: basin, basinful

Definition: the quantity that a basin will hold

Usage: a basinful of water

Similar words: containerful

Definition: the quantity that a container will hold

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