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buckets

noun
plural of bucket

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a considerable amount
  • made buckets of money in the stock market

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2 a round container that is open at the top and outfitted with a handle
  • carried water from the well in a bucket

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buckets

verb
present tense third-person singular of bucket

Synonyms & Antonyms of buckets (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to lift out with something that holds liquid
  • bucketing water from the well, we raced to put out the fire

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2 to make a series of small irregular or violent movements
  • getting the troops into the bucketing landing craft proved to be challenging

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“Buckets.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/buckets. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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