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1. tank

noun. ['ˈtæŋk'] an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads.

Synonyms

  • army tank
  • armoured combat vehicle
  • gun enclosure
  • turret
  • armoured vehicle
  • tracked vehicle
  • armored vehicle
  • panzer
  • gun turret
  • armored combat vehicle
  • military vehicle

Antonyms

  • irreversible process
  • reversible process
  • decrease
  • increase

Etymology

  • tanque (Portuguese)
  • tankh (Gujarati)

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Words that Rhyme with Tank

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  • swank
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  • spank
  • shrank
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  • prank
  • plank
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  • franke
  • frank
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  • flank
  • drank
  • crank
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Example sentences of the word tank


1. Noun, singular or mass
Open the fuel tank and place your gas can close to the fuel tank.

Quotes containing the word tank


1. I only have so much willpower, Helen,"he whispered. "And since you apparently sleep in the most ridiculously transparent tank top I've ever seen, I'm going to have to ask you to get under the covers before I do something stupid.
- Josephine Angelini, Starcrossed

2. I will never buy a fish tank, because I don't believe in supporting the funding of aquatic war machines.
- Jarod Kintz, It Occurred to Me

3. Perhaps you are thinking: 'But a tank costs several million dollars, not including floor mats. I don't have that kind of money.'Don't be silly. You're a consumer, right? You have credit cards, right?Perhaps you are thinking: 'Yes, but how am I going to pay the credit-card company?'Don't be silly. You have a tank, right?
- Dave Barry

2. tank

noun. ['ˈtæŋk'] a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids.

Synonyms

  • cistern
  • hot-water tank
  • vessel
  • aquarium
  • gas holder
  • gasometer
  • marine museum
  • water tank
  • fish tank
  • gasoline tank
  • reservoir
  • septic tank
  • hot-water heater
  • petrol tank
  • storage tank
  • water heater

Antonyms

  • order
  • dishonor
  • right
  • evolution

Etymology

  • tanque (Portuguese)
  • tankh (Gujarati)

3. tank

verb. ['ˈtæŋk'] store in a tank by causing (something) to flow into it.

Etymology

  • tanque (Portuguese)
  • tankh (Gujarati)

4. tank

noun. ['ˈtæŋk'] a cell for violent prisoners.

Synonyms

  • jail cell
  • cooler
  • cell

Antonyms

  • voltaic cell
  • electrolytic cell
  • orient
  • abstain

Etymology

  • tanque (Portuguese)
  • tankh (Gujarati)

5. tank

verb. ['ˈtæŋk'] treat in a tank.

Synonyms

  • process

Antonyms

  • nonvolatile storage
  • lose

Etymology

  • tanque (Portuguese)
  • tankh (Gujarati)

6. tank

noun. ['ˈtæŋk'] as much as a tank will hold.

Synonyms

  • tankful

Antonyms

  • volatile storage
  • software

Etymology

  • tanque (Portuguese)
  • tankh (Gujarati)

7. tank

verb. ['ˈtæŋk'] consume excessive amounts of alcohol.

Synonyms

  • drink
  • booze

Etymology

  • tanque (Portuguese)
  • tankh (Gujarati)

8. tank

noun. ['ˈtæŋk'] a freight car that transports liquids or gases in bulk.

Synonyms

  • freight car

Antonyms

  • devolution
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • tanque (Portuguese)
  • tankh (Gujarati)
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