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1. basin

noun. ['ˈbeɪsən'] a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids.

Synonyms

  • aspersorium
  • vessel
  • bidet
  • stoop
  • lavabo
  • washbasin
  • stoup
  • handbasin
  • washbowl
  • font
  • birdbath
  • laver
  • emesis basin
  • baptistery
  • baptismal font
  • wash-hand basin

Antonyms

  • fixed-width font
  • proportional font
  • rural area
  • urban area

Etymology

  • basin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bacin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Basin

  • gustaveson
  • grandmaison
  • salveson
  • freemason
  • capsaicin
  • spleisson
  • klasen
  • grayson
  • clasen
  • mason
  • leysen
  • jason
  • hasten
  • chasten
  • chasen
  • chaisson
  • cayson
  • caisson

How do you pronounce basin?

Pronounce basin as ˈbeɪsən.

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Sentences with basin


1. Noun, singular or mass
Lift the edge cartridge high enough that it clears the bottom of the basin to remove.

2. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
It will be just below the grill basin pan under the countertop.

Quotes about basin


1. I hope I don't write TOO many books! When I look at authors who have written too many books, I wonder to myself "When did they live?"I certainly want to write BECAUSE I live! I know I don't want to write in order to live! My writing is an overflow of the wine glass of my life, not a basin in which I wash out my ideals and expectations.
- C. JoyBell C.

2. basin

noun. ['ˈbeɪsən'] the quantity that a basin will hold.

Synonyms

  • basinful

Etymology

  • basin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bacin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. basin

noun. ['ˈbeɪsən'] a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face.

Synonyms

  • washbowl
  • washstand
  • lavatory
  • sink

Antonyms

  • psychotic depression
  • neurotic depression
  • elation
  • high

Etymology

  • basin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bacin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. basin

noun. ['ˈbeɪsən'] a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a lake at the bottom of it.

Synonyms

  • depression
  • saltpan
  • corrie
  • natural depression
  • cwm
  • tidal basin

Antonyms

  • rise
  • source

Etymology

  • basin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bacin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. basin

noun. ['ˈbeɪsən'] the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet.

Synonyms

  • geographic region
  • catchment area
  • geographical area
  • retention basin
  • catchment basin
  • drainage area
  • geographic area
  • geographical region
  • detention basin
  • drainage basin
  • river basin

Antonyms

  • happiness
  • anticyclone
  • ascend
  • float

Etymology

  • basin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bacin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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