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Synonyms for bucket
ˈbʌk ɪtbuck·et

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  1. bucketnoun

    blade, pail, scoop, banger, jalopy, rustbucket, vane

  2. bucketnoun

    To place inside a bucket.

    I need a bucket to carry the water from the well.

    vane, scoop, rustbucket, jalopy, pail, banger, blade

  3. bucketnoun

    To rain heavily.

    The horse drank a whole bucket of water.

    pail, vane, rustbucket, blade, jalopy, scoop, banger, chuck it down, piss down, rain cats and dogs

  4. bucketnoun

    To travel very quickly.

    jalopy, blade, rustbucket, banger, pail, scoop, vane, whizz, rocket, speed, shoot, hurtle

  5. bucketnoun

    To categorize (data) by splitting it into buckets, or groups of related items.

    banger, pail, rustbucket, vane, blade, jalopy, scoop

  6. bucketnoun

    The basket.

    The forward drove to the bucket.

    rustbucket, blade, vane, scoop, jalopy, pail, banger

  7. bucketnoun

    A field goal.

    We can't keep giving up easy buckets.

    banger, rustbucket, pail, scoop, blade, jalopy, vane

  8. bucketnoun

    A mechanism for avoiding the allocation of targets in cases of mismanagement.

    scoop, banger, rustbucket, vane, blade, jalopy, pail

  9. bucketnoun

    A storage space in a hash table for every item sharing a particular key.

    scoop, blade, rustbucket, vane, banger, pail, jalopy

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bucket, pailnoun

    a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top

    bucketful, pail, pailful

  2. bucket, bucketfulverb

    the quantity contained in a bucket

    bucketful, pail

  3. bucketverb

    put into a bucket

  4. bucketverb

    carry in a bucket

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Editors Contribution

  1. junkie

    a general term for a drug addict that has no control of their habit

    that bucket just tried to rip me off so they could get their fix

    Submitted by anonymous on May 18, 2021  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bucket":

    pail, seau, cube, basket, hub, block, network, agassiz, period, seal, shovel, dumpster

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  1. Potter Steve Harrison:

    The day before I had actually built myself a small kiln down the back — a coffin-sized kiln — just big enough for me to crawl inside, i could have (died) if I hadn't thought about plan B. In that little kiln enclosure I made, I had a fire extinguisher, a bucket of water, a drinking water bottle and a fire blanket.

  2. John Paris:

    The Bible says 'thou shalt not steal,' but is it wrong for a father to go get a bucket of coal to keep his family from freezing to death? The answer is no, of course not.

  3. Rick Carroll:

    What happens is that somebody may have a tooth in their pocket and reach in the pocket to throw all the change in the bucket, we get that with car keys and house keys. It happens more often than you think.

  4. Sheila Isenberg:

    They want to be infamous too. When Scott Peterson was sent to prison, he got marriage proposals by the bucket before he even got to the prison. They know that if they get involved with these men their name or maybe their picture will get in the paper.

  5. Safra Catz:

    That makes the appearance of a lower number (for the cloud business) even though money is actually coming in to another bucket, as this evens out I think we are going to start seeing cloud acceleration again that is very significant but I don't want to time that right now.

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