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1. ladle

noun. ['ˈleɪdəl'] a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another.

Synonyms

  • vessel
  • scoop
  • grip
  • handgrip
  • dipper
  • hold
  • handle

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • deny
  • enable
  • disagree

Etymology

  • ladel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hlædel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Ladle

  • cradle
  • wadel
  • shadle
  • seydel
  • radle
  • maidel
  • haydel
  • cadle
  • badal

How do you pronounce ladle?

Pronounce ladle as ˈleɪdəl.

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Sentences with ladle


1. Verb, base form
Remove the bay leaf from the broth and ladle the soup into the bowls over the chicken.

2. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Carefully ladle the curds onto the cheesecloth, allowing the whey to drain into a large mixing bowl.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Use a potato masher or ladle to mash some of the beans, starting with a quarter cup.

Quotes about ladle


1. Those who possess wisdom cannot just ladle it out to every wantwit and jackanapes who comes along and asks for it. A person must be prepared to receive wisdom, or else it will do him more harm than good. Moreover, a lout thrashing about in the clear waters of wisdom will dirty those waters for everyone else.
- Tom Robbins, Jitterbug Perfume

2. Soup [10w] Never marry anyone who eats their soup with a ladle.
- Beryl Dov

2. ladle

verb. ['ˈleɪdəl'] remove with or as if with a ladle.

Synonyms

  • remove
  • withdraw
  • lade
  • take
  • laden
  • take away

Antonyms

  • discontinue
  • let go of
  • defy
  • surrender

Etymology

  • ladel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hlædel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. ladle

verb. ['ˈleɪdəl'] put (a liquid) into a container by means of a ladle.

Synonyms

  • place
  • pose
  • lay
  • put
  • position

Antonyms

  • start
  • let
  • uncover
  • right

Etymology

  • ladel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hlædel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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