What is another word for barrel?

Synonyms for barrel
ˈbær əlbar·rel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. barrel, gun barrelnoun

    a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired

    cask, gun barrel, drum, bbl, barrelful

  2. barrel, casknoun

    a cylindrical container that holds liquids

    cask, caskful, gun barrel, drum, bbl, barrelful

  3. barrel, drumnoun

    a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends

    membranophone, bbl, brake drum, metal drum, drumfish, cask, gun barrel, drum, tympan, barrelful

  4. barrel, barrelfulnoun

    the quantity that a barrel (of any size) will hold

    cask, gun barrel, drum, bbl, barrelful

  5. barrel, bblverb

    any of various units of capacity

    "a barrel of beer is 31 gallons and a barrel of oil is 42 gallons"

    cask, gun barrel, drum, bbl, barrelful

  6. barrelverb

    put in barrels

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. barrelnoun

    cask, cade, butt, puncheon, tierce, hogshead, keg, rundlet, (of wine) 31-1/2 gallons, (of flour) 196 pounds

    Associated words:
    gauntree, cooper, bilge, stave, hoop, chine

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "barrel":

    barrels, keg, canon, cannon, bbl, bpd, gun, canyon, drum, hot, cylinder, fat

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How to use barrel in a sentence?

  1. Daniel Ghali:

    Over the medium term, copper prices do have more room to fall, especially as we stare down the barrel of a recession.

  2. Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa:

    In Ecuador's case ... $50 or $60 will still be a cheap barrel because of our production costs.

  3. Darcisio Perondi:

    The government is scraping the bottom of the barrel, offering jobs in ministries and money for public works in congressional districts.

  4. Richard Russell/YouTube:

    I think I’m going to try to do a barrel roll, and if that goes good I’ll go nose down and call it a night.

  5. Ian Taylor:

    We all talk about 'peak supply' and maybe with shale that is becoming a disabused concept. I have begun feeling that... we are coming to peak demand towards 2030, i believe we may not see $100 (a barrel) ever again.

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