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1. river

noun. ['ˈrɪvɝ'] a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek).

Synonyms

  • waterfall
  • rapid
  • watercourse
  • estuary
  • falls
  • stream

Antonyms

  • motionlessness

Etymology

  • rivere (Anglo-Norman)
  • riviere (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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  • hasten
  • chasten
  • chasen
  • chaisson
  • cayson
  • caisson

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))

Example sentences of the word river-basin


1. Noun Phrase
Since this particular ecosystem also includes the channels of water that flow into the river as well as the floodplain, river basin and tributaries, there are many more animals present here.

2. Noun Phrase
Zephyrhills, Florida, is ideally located just a few miles west of the Upper Hillsborough Wildlife Management Area, a national reserve boasting more than 5,000 acres of woods, grasslands and river basin swamps.

3. Noun Phrase
Given Manaus' nearness to the Amazon, it's not surprising that trips to the river basin are a convenient sightseeing option.

4. Noun Phrase
Swallow a spoonful of the popular Muira Puama (known also as Ptychopetalum olacoides), an ancient Amazon river basin herb taken from the bark of the muirapuama tree.

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