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Synonyms for pail
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bucket, pail(noun)

    a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top

    Synonyms:
    bucketful, pailful, bucket

  2. pail, pailful(noun)

    the quantity contained in a pail

    Synonyms:
    pailful, bucket

Wiktionary

  1. pail(noun)

    Synonyms:
    bucket

  2. pail(noun)

    A vessel of wood, tin, plastic, etc., usually cylindrical and having a handle -- used especially for carrying liquids, for example water or milk; a bucket (sometimes with a cover).

    The milkmaid carried a pail of milk in each hand.

    Synonyms:
    bucket

  3. pail(noun)

    (In technical use) A closed (covered) cylindrical shipping container.

    Synonyms:
    bucket

  4. pail(noun)

    A company of wasps.

    Synonyms:
    bucket

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pail(n)

    Synonyms:
    bucket, piggin

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pail":

    bucket, bonanza, basket

How to pronounce pail?

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How to say pail in sign language?

  1. pail

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How to use pail in a sentence?

  1. William Butler Yeats:

    Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.

  2. United States:

    When my son was in Kindergarten, one of his classmates was a homeless girl, she always stared at my son's lunch pail, and my son always gave her something to eat. I felt like I( could) do something. I can cook. So that's how I started.


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