Synonyms for tube

Synonyms for (noun) tube

Synonyms: metro, tube, underground, subway, subway system

Definition: an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city)

Usage: in Paris the subway system is called the `metro' and in London it is called the `tube' or the `underground'

Similar words: railroad, railroad line, railway, railway line, railway system

Definition: line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight


Synonyms: tube, tubing

Definition: conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases

Similar words: conduit

Definition: a passage (a pipe or tunnel) through which water or electric wires can pass

Usage: the computers were connected through a system of conduits


Synonyms: tube, thermionic tube, thermionic vacuum tube, thermionic valve, vacuum tube, electron tube

Definition: electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope

Similar words: electronic device

Definition: a device that accomplishes its purpose electronically


Synonyms: tube, tube-shaped structure

Definition: (anatomy) any hollow cylindrical body structure

Similar words: anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure

Definition: a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing

Usage: he has good bone structure


Synonyms: tube, pipe

Definition: a hollow cylindrical shape

Similar words: cylinder

Definition: a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line

Synonyms for (verb) tube

Synonyms: tube

Definition: place or enclose in a tube

Similar words: enclose, enfold, envelop, enwrap, wrap

Definition: enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering

Usage: Fog enveloped the house


Synonyms: tube

Definition: ride or float on an inflated tube

Usage: We tubed down the river on a hot summer day

Similar words: ride

Definition: be carried or travel on or in a vehicle

Usage: I ride to work in a bus; He rides the subway downtown every day


Synonyms: tube

Definition: convey in a tube

Usage: inside Paris, they used to tube mail

Similar words: bring, convey, take

Definition: take something or somebody with oneself somewhere

Usage: Bring me the box from the other room; Take these letters to the boss; This brings me to the main point


Synonyms: tube

Definition: provide with a tube or insert a tube into

Similar words: supply, render, provide, furnish

Definition: give something useful or necessary to

Usage: We provided the room with an electrical heater