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container

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of container

  1. something into which a liquid or smaller objects can be put for storage or transportation <save the plastic containers from the deli for other uses> Synonyms holder, receptacle, vessel Related Words carrier; cartridge; basket, bin, box, caddy, carton, case, casket, crate, handbasket, locker, trunk; bag, hamper, pocket, sack; cooler, warmer; basin, bottle, bowl, bucket, can, jar, jug, keg, kettle, kit, pack, pail, pitcher, pot, tub, vat





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