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Synonyms for basin
ˈbeɪ sən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. basin(noun)

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

    "she mixed the dough in a large basin"

    Synonyms:
    washstand, river basin, washbowl, lavatory, drainage area, watershed, drainage basin, catchment basin, catchment area, washbasin, basinful

  2. basin, basinful(noun)

    the quantity that a basin will hold

    "a basinful of water"

    Synonyms:
    washstand, river basin, washbowl, lavatory, drainage area, watershed, drainage basin, catchment basin, catchment area, washbasin, basinful

  3. basin(noun)

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

    "the basin of the Great Salt Lake"

    Synonyms:
    washstand, river basin, washbowl, lavatory, drainage area, watershed, drainage basin, catchment basin, catchment area, washbasin, basinful

  4. river basin, basin, watershed, drainage basin, catchment area, catchment basin, drainage area(noun)

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

    "flood control in the Missouri basin"

    Synonyms:
    washstand, divide, river basin, washbowl, washbasin, landmark, lavatory, drainage area, watershed, drainage basin, catchment basin, catchment area, turning point, water parting, basinful

  5. washbasin, basin, washbowl, washstand, lavatory(noun)

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

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

    Synonyms:
    washbowl, bathroom, river basin, washbasin, washstand, handbasin, catchment area, lavatory, wash-hand basin, watershed, lavabo, flush toilet, toilet, can, basinful, catchment basin, john, drainage basin, wash-hand stand, lav, drainage area, privy

Wiktionary

  1. basin(noun)

    A bowl for washing, often affixed to a wall.

    Synonyms:
    sink

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How to use basin in a sentence?

  1. Robert Santangelo:

    The biggest correlation to industry valuations is financial leverage, not what basin they are operating in or how they are hedged.

  2. Phil Klotzbach:

    This was the first time that any group had issued seasonal forecasts for the Atlantic Basin, he consistently issued these forecasts for over 30 years, a track record unparalleled for university predictions.

  3. Gunnar Olsen:

    Dunlin will shut five years before plan, which will mean all the other fields going into Sullom Voe (oil terminal) will have increased operating costs, the domino effect is now a significant challenge. If some of these fields are shut in, it will affect the whole basin.

  4. John Mukum Mbaku:

    The Nile River Basin's upstream riparian states argue that The Nile Waters Agreements are unfair, inequitable and unsustainable.

  5. Peter James:

    When we combined that with lunar topography data from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, we discovered the unexpectedly large amount of mass hundreds of miles underneath the South Pole-Aitken basin, one of the explanations of this extra mass is that the metal from the asteroid that formed this crater is still embedded in the Moons mantle.


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