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Synonyms for receptacle
rɪˈsɛp tə kəlre·cep·ta·cle

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  1. receptacle

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

    Antonyms:
    carrier, carriage, conveyance, discharger, consigner

Princeton's WordNet

  1. receptaclenoun

    a container that is used to put or keep things in

  2. receptaclenoun

    enlarged tip of a stem that bears the floral parts

  3. receptaclenoun

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

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  1. receptaclenoun

    Synonyms:
    receiver, reservoir

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  1. receptaclenoun

    Synonyms:
    container, repository

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  1. List of paraphrases for "receptacle":

    container, vessel, receptacles, containers, dish, socket

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#219store
#287case
#898magazine
#3469dish
#5151socket
#5229recipient
#5350container
#6759repository
#6814vessel
#7593containers
#25499berth
#26117receptacle
#34096receptacles
#101807lodgment

How to use receptacle in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Caitlin na Houlihan:

    Has Vladimir Putin become a classical miracle, a chronicled obstacle, a conventicle oracle, a piratical spectacle, a manacled vehicle, a tentacled particle, a monarchical article, a cubicle receptacle, a monocled corpuscle, a pinnacled icicle or a trickled treacle?

  3. Stan Dunn:

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.


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