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Synonyms for reservoir
ˈrɛz ərˌvwɑr, -ˌvwɔr, -ˌvɔr, ˈrɛz ə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reservoir(noun)

    a large or extra supply of something

    "a reservoir of talent"

    Synonyms:
    man-made lake, artificial lake, source

  2. reservoir, artificial lake, man-made lake(noun)

    lake used to store water for community use

    Synonyms:
    man-made lake, artificial lake, source

  3. reservoir(noun)

    tank used for collecting and storing a liquid (as water or oil)

    Synonyms:
    man-made lake, artificial lake, source

  4. reservoir, source(noun)

    anything (a person or animal or plant or substance) in which an infectious agent normally lives and multiplies

    "an infectious agent depends on a reservoir for its survival"

    Synonyms:
    origin, beginning, generator, author, informant, rootage, root, artificial lake, seed, reference, source, germ, man-made lake

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. reservoir(n.)

    Synonyms:
    basin, cistern, tank

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How to use reservoir in a sentence?

  1. Terry Jones:

    Knowledge from the past can protect us in the present. When an animal or plant goes extinct, it isn't coming back. But mutations can re-occur or revert and viruses can mutate or spill over from the animal reservoir so there will always be another zoonosis( disease caused by viruses that jumped from animal hosts into human hosts).

  2. Sherry Ross:

    Any tool you use on your body daily needs to be cleaned at least weekly, as the bathroom can be a reservoir for bacteria.

  3. John Gless:

    This is a very big, very expensive reservoir which we certainly wouldn't have done before.

  4. Scott Sheffield:

    We're exposing more of the reservoir and breaking it up so we don't get as sharp a decline.

  5. Ernest Rutheford:

    Splitting the atom is like trying to shoot a gnat in the Albert Hall at night and using ten million rounds of ammunition on the off chance of getting it. That should convince you that the atom will always be a sink of energy and never a reservoir of energy.

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