Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun appliance

2 senses of appliance

Sense 1
appliance, contraption, contrivance, convenience, gadget, gizmo, gismo, widget -- (a device or control that is very useful for a particular job)
       => device -- (an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water")

Sense 2
appliance -- (durable goods for home or office use)
       => durables, durable goods, consumer durables -- (consumer goods that are not destroyed by use)

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