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Synonyms for receptacle
rɪˈsɛp tə kəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. receptacle(noun)

    a container that is used to put or keep things in

  2. receptacle(noun)

    enlarged tip of a stem that bears the floral parts

  3. receptacle(noun)

    an electrical (or electronic) fitting that is connected to a source of power and equipped to receive an insert

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. receptacle

    Synonyms:
    repository, lodgment, recipient, magazine, store, case, berth

    Antonyms:
    carrier, carriage, conveyance, discharger, consigner

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. receptacle(n.)

    Synonyms:
    receiver, reservoir

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. receptacle(n)

    Synonyms:
    container, repository

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    container, vessel, receptacles, containers, dish, socket

How to pronounce receptacle?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say receptacle in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#287case
#898magazine
#3469dish
#5151socket
#5229recipient
#5350container
#6759repository
#6814vessel
#7593containers
#25499berth
#26117receptacle
#34096receptacles
#101807lodgment

How to use receptacle in a sentence?

  1. Richard Logozzo:

    I go to the automatic reader and if it says not a winner, there’s a trash receptacle there and I drop it in.

  2. Pablo Picasso:

    The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.

  3. Pablo Picasso:

    The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape...

  4. Stan Dunn:

    And that's the world in a nutshell, an appropriate receptacle.

  5. E. M. Forster:

    Oxford is -- Oxford: not a mere receptacle for youth, like Cambridge. Perhaps it wants its inmates to love it rather than to love one another.


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