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1. drainage

noun. ['ˈdreɪnədʒ, ˈdreɪnɪdʒ'] emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it.

Synonyms

  • voidance
  • emptying
  • evacuation

Antonyms

  • fill

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Words that Rhyme with Drainage Basin

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Example sentences of the word drainage-basin


1. Noun Phrase
The ecosystem includes the drainage basin for the Amazon River.

2. Noun Phrase
Most of Austin County rests in the Brazos River drainage basin.

2. 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))

3. basin

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

Synonyms

  • basinful

Etymology

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

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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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