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1. vessel

noun. ['ˈvɛsəl'] a craft designed for water transportation.

Synonyms

  • fishing vessel
  • strake
  • iceboat
  • splashboard
  • watercraft
  • prow
  • patrol boat
  • ship
  • galley
  • yacht
  • bareboat
  • patrol ship
  • boat
  • ice yacht
  • fishing smack
  • bilge keel
  • bilge
  • fore
  • rudder
  • ground tackle
  • racing yacht
  • anchor
  • fishing boat
  • scooter
  • washboard
  • sailing ship
  • weather ship
  • craft
  • hull
  • wale
  • bow
  • stem
  • shrimper

Antonyms

  • outfield
  • noble
  • incidental
  • genuine

Etymology

  • vaissel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • vascellum (Latin)

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Rhymes with Vessel

  • trestle
  • tressel
  • pressel
  • graessle
  • dressel
  • wrestle
  • wessell
  • wessel
  • vesel
  • ressel
  • nestle
  • nessel
  • messel
  • kessle
  • kessell
  • kessel
  • kesel
  • hessel
  • gessel
  • gesell
  • fessel
  • estle

How do you pronounce vessel?

Pronounce vessel as ˈvɛsəl.

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Sentences with vessel


1. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
A sailing sloop and an authentic paddlewheel vessel invite visitors to experience travel modes from past eras.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A henna paste left undisturbed overnight in an iron vessel should be applied to the hair in a bun.

Quotes about vessel


1. When did we see each other face-to-face? Not until you saw into my cracks and I saw into yours. Before that, we were just looking at ideas of each other, like looking at your window shade but never seeing inside. But once the vessel cracks, the light can get in. The light can get out.
- John Green, Paper Towns

2. The human heart is a strange vessel. Love and hatred can exist side by side.
- Scott Westerfeld

3. The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

2. vessel

noun. ['ˈvɛsəl'] a tube in which a body fluid circulates.

Synonyms

  • vascular system
  • tube-shaped structure
  • vas
  • tube

Antonyms

  • unfit
  • unfortunate
  • inadvisable
  • disadvantageously

Etymology

  • vaissel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • vascellum (Latin)

3. vessel

noun. ['ˈvɛsəl'] an object used as a container (especially for liquids).

Synonyms

  • ladle
  • eye cup
  • feeding bottle
  • refractory pot
  • monstrance
  • tank
  • bucket
  • eyecup
  • barrel
  • container
  • poacher
  • mortar
  • thurible
  • butter churn
  • muller
  • storage tank
  • censer
  • pitcher
  • steriliser
  • sterilizer
  • nursing bottle
  • basin
  • eyebath
  • base
  • tub
  • pot
  • churn
  • urceole
  • well
  • brim
  • crucible
  • water jacket
  • bathing tub
  • flagon
  • bowl
  • melting pot
  • cask
  • pail
  • drinking vessel
  • boiler
  • autoclave
  • ewer
  • lip
  • drum
  • bedpan
  • metal drum
  • ostensorium
  • rim
  • vat
  • bone-ash cup
  • retort
  • jar
  • bath
  • steeper
  • cupel
  • bathtub
  • tin
  • bottle

Antonyms

  • right
  • superior
  • stand still
  • unhealthy

Etymology

  • vaissel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • vascellum (Latin)
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