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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    tank, reservoirs, container, shell, deposit, pool, tanks, warehouse, cistern, depot, bulb, repository, beaker, forebay

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How to use reservoir in a sentence?

  1. Ted Cruz:

    Was Woodrow Wilson an unabashed racist? Yes. Should we talk about that, should we condemn it? Yes, but we shouldn't be involved in this bizarre process of erasing our history because it offends our ears. This is something the media pushes, but I think the American people are fed up with it. There is a reservoir of common sense that recognizes this is dumb.

  2. Francis Egan:

    We have also confirmed that the Bowland shale formation fractures in a way that, from U.S. experience, is typical of an excellent shale gas reservoir.

  3. Jonathan Ball:

    This confirms that Ebola virus can persist in the genital tract for a considerable length of time, months after the virus has disappeared from the blood, and worryingly shows that this long-lived reservoir is a potential source of new infections.

  4. 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.

  5. David Malone:

    Worldwide, e-waste constitutes a valuable 'urban mine', a large potential reservoir of recyclable materials.


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