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Synonyms for trough
trɔf, trɒf or, sometimes, trɔθ, trɒθtrough

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. troughnoun

    a narrow depression (as in the earth or between ocean waves or in the ocean bed)

    public treasury, manger, till, bowl, gutter

  2. gutter, troughnoun

    a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater

    till, toilet, public treasury, bowl, gutter, manger, sewer

  3. bowl, troughnoun

    a concave shape with an open top

    roll, pipe bowl, bowlful, till, arena, public treasury, bowl, gutter, stadium, manger, sports stadium, bowling ball

  4. public treasury, trough, tillnoun

    a treasury for government funds

    money box, till, boulder clay, public treasury, bowl, gutter, cashbox, manger

  5. troughnoun

    a long narrow shallow receptacle

    public treasury, manger, till, bowl, gutter

  6. manger, troughnoun

    a container (usually in a barn or stable) from which cattle or horses feed

    manger, public treasury, till, bowl, gutter

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "trough":

    hollow, boom, depression

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  1. Dan Ivascyn:

    Although we expect headline inflation( year-over-year) to trough below the zero bound in the next few months, this is more than reflected in TIPS valuations.

  2. Bucky Hellwig:

    Right now we're seeing disparity in moves of the indexes. And that's due primarily to the flow of earnings announcements as they surprise to the upside and disappoint to the downside, if consensus is building that a trough is occurring.

  3. Will Ballard:

    Pretty much every year you get a fairly significant rally in emerging markets. It happened from the start of 2014, and from March 2015 ... The trough-to-peak rally in 2014 was 22.5 percent, and so far this year we have had about 22.5 percent.

  4. John Olaisen:

    They chartered these vessels at the peak of the cycle and they're cancelling contracts at trough of the cycle. It's a double error, they're panicking ... They should leverage up to avoid cutting too much.

  5. Tatsushi Maeno:

    Although oil prices have risen sharply from the trough, many investors are not yet convinced if things have improved that much and I suspect they judged now is a good time to sell, but I do believe that this year the global economy will prove better than last year.

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