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1. bowl

noun. ['ˈboʊl'] a round vessel that is open at the top; used chiefly for holding food or liquids; .

Synonyms

  • toilet bowl
  • vessel
  • goldfish bowl
  • jorum
  • fishbowl
  • mazer

Antonyms

  • fauna
  • disassembly
  • misconstruction
  • man

Etymology

  • bolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bolla (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bowle (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Bowl

  • self-control
  • rock-and-roll
  • decontrol
  • rock'n'roll
  • espanol
  • control
  • pistole
  • patrol
  • mcdole
  • extol
  • console
  • stroll
  • strole
  • strohl
  • scroll
  • pajole
  • nicolle
  • nicole
  • mccoll
  • mccole
  • madole
  • enroll
  • devaul
  • cajole
  • abrol
  • viole
  • troll
  • stoll
  • stole
  • stol

Example sentences of the word bowl


1. Noun, singular or mass
Set the bowl in the steamer basket and place the lid on the steamer.

Quotes containing the word bowl


1. You know how I came up with the name 'Road to the Super Bowl?' It's an homage to the old Bob Hope - Bing Crosby buddy movies - you know, like 'Road to Zanzibar' or 'Road to Morocco.' Can you tell? All I've done my whole life is go to movies.
- Steve Sabol

2. It's the mortal cup Jace, not the mortal toilet bowl.
- Cassandra Clare

3. I never make a movie for awards consideration. I will use the hope of getting an Academy Award a) to honor the people who work so hard and also b) it's the greatest Good Housekeeping seal in the world. It's the greatest brand. It's as good as Louis Vuitton and Dior in the world of moviemaking. It's the Super Bowl.
- Harvey Weinstein

2. bowl

noun. ['ˈboʊl'] a concave shape with an open top.

Synonyms

  • trough
  • concave shape
  • incurvature
  • incurvation

Etymology

  • bolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bolla (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bowle (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. bowl

noun. ['ˈboʊl'] a dish that is round and open at the top for serving foods.

Synonyms

  • slop basin
  • cereal bowl
  • slop bowl
  • finger bowl
  • punch bowl
  • dish
  • mixing bowl
  • salad bowl
  • soup bowl

Antonyms

  • sit down
  • lie down
  • yield
  • surrender

Etymology

  • bolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bolla (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bowle (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. bowl

noun. ['ˈboʊl'] a small round container that is open at the top for holding tobacco.

Synonyms

  • container
  • tobacco pipe
  • pipe bowl

Antonyms

  • natural elevation
  • unwind
  • stay in place
  • uncoil

Etymology

  • bolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bolla (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bowle (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. bowl

noun. ['ˈboʊl'] a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments.

Synonyms

  • coliseum
  • skybox
  • athletic field
  • covered stadium
  • domed stadium
  • field
  • amphitheater
  • amphitheatre
  • field house
  • tiered seat
  • playing field
  • football stadium
  • structure
  • stand
  • bullring
  • standing room
  • arena
  • hippodrome
  • dome
  • sports stadium
  • circus
  • stadium
  • ballpark
  • construction
  • playing area

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • walk

Etymology

  • bolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bolla (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bowle (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. bowl

noun. ['ˈboʊl'] a large ball with finger holes used in the sport of bowling.

Synonyms

  • bowling ball
  • finger hole
  • bowling equipment
  • thumbhole

Antonyms

  • underact
  • tightness
  • immovability
  • immovableness

Etymology

  • bolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bolla (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bowle (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. bowl

verb. ['ˈboʊl'] hurl a cricket ball from one end of the pitch towards the batsman at the other end.

Synonyms

  • hurtle
  • cast

Etymology

  • bolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bolla (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bowle (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. bowl

noun. ['ˈboʊl'] the quantity contained in a bowl.

Synonyms

  • bowlful

Etymology

  • bolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bolla (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bowle (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. bowl

verb. ['ˈboʊl'] engage in the sport of bowling.

Synonyms

  • skittle

Etymology

  • bolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bolla (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bowle (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. bowl

noun. ['ˈboʊl'] the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling).

Synonyms

  • actuation
  • propulsion
  • roll

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • forbid
  • disallow
  • lie

Etymology

  • bolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bolla (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bowle (Middle English (1100-1500))
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