sinkhole synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term sinkhole:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sinkhole, sink, swallow hole(noun)

    a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof

    cesspit, sump, sinkhole, sink, cesspool, swallow hole


  1. sinkhole(noun)

    doline, sink, dolina, shakehole, cenote

  2. sinkhole(noun)

    A hole formed in soluble rock by the action of water, serving to conduct surface water to an underground passage

    shakehole, doline, cenote, sink, dolina

  3. sinkhole(noun)

    A depressed area in which waste or drainage collects.

    dolina, shakehole, doline, cenote, sink

  4. sinkhole(noun)

    A hole in the playfield that rewards the player when the ball is guided into it.

    cenote, dolina, sink, doline, shakehole

Editors Contribution

  1. chasam

    a deep opening or hole in the earth; a cavity in the ground caused by water erosion

    the sinkhole left the city in ruins.

    Submitted by cauclair0001 on November 22, 2019

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

collapse, abyss