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pipe

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of pipe

  1. 1 a long hollow cylinder for carrying a substance (as a liquid or gas) <the plumber came and fixed the water pipe that was leaking> Synonyms channel, conduit, duct, leader, line, penstock, trough, tube Related Words drain, drainpipe, funnel, hydrant, main, smokestack, spout, standpipe, stovepipe, tile, waste pipe, waterspout; pipage (or pipeage), pipeline, piping

  2. 2 an enclosed wooden vessel for holding beverages <a full pipe of wine> Synonyms barrel, butt, firkin, hogshead, keg, kilderkin, cask, puncheon, rundlet (or runlet), tunRelated Words scuttlebutt; cistern, tub, vat; can, drum




pipe

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pipe

  1. 1 to cause to move to a central point or along a restricted pathway <piped water into every house> Synonyms canalize, channelize, conduct, direct, funnel, channel, siphon (also syphon)Related Words carry, convey, transmit; concentrate, consolidate, focus

  2. 2 to make a short sharp sound like a small bird <the baby piped shrilly in his bed> Synonyms cheep, chirrup, chitter, jargon, peep, pip, chirp, tweet, twitterRelated Words cackle, chatter, jabber; sing, trill, warble





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