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1. trough

noun. ['ˈtrɔf'] a narrow depression (as in the earth or between ocean waves or in the ocean bed).

Synonyms

  • depression
  • natural depression

Antonyms

  • happiness
  • anticyclone
  • out-basket

Etymology

  • trog (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Trough

  • christophe
  • mcgoff
  • jerk-off
  • bake-off
  • stoff
  • stauff
  • skoff
  • shroff
  • scoff
  • schroff
  • prof.
  • groff
  • croff
  • shoff
  • schoff
  • roff
  • poff
  • lauf
  • koff
  • knoff
  • knauff
  • knauf
  • hoff
  • hauff
  • hauf
  • gough
  • goff
  • doff
  • cough
  • boff

How do you pronounce trough?

Pronounce trough as trɔf.

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Sentences with trough


1. Noun, singular or mass
Place the other end of the hose inside the trough.

2. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
The force of the water jetting trough this tube causes the impeller to spin.

3. Adjective
You can also consider concrete countertops or trough sinks to add extra flair.

2. trough

noun. ['ˈtrɔf'] a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater.

Synonyms

  • saddleback roof
  • gable roof
  • slideway
  • cullis
  • saddleback
  • saddle roof
  • slide
  • gutter
  • sloping trough
  • channel

Antonyms

  • rise
  • stay in place
  • good fortune
  • good luck

Etymology

  • trog (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. trough

noun. ['ˈtrɔf'] a long narrow shallow receptacle.

Synonyms

  • cradle
  • rocker

Antonyms

  • elation
  • high
  • euphoria

Etymology

  • trog (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. trough

noun. ['ˈtrɔf'] a treasury for government funds.

Synonyms

  • public treasury
  • till
  • treasury

Antonyms

  • let go of
  • death

Etymology

  • trog (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. trough

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

Synonyms

  • concave shape
  • incurvature
  • incurvation
  • bowl

Etymology

  • trog (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. trough

noun. ['ˈtrɔf'] a container (usually in a barn or stable) from which cattle or horses feed.

Synonyms

  • feed bunk
  • manger
  • bunk

Antonyms

  • take away
  • arrive
  • highland
  • psychotic depression

Etymology

  • trog (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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