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

9 senses of bowl

Sense 1
bowl -- (a round vessel that is open at the top; used chiefly for holding food or liquids;)
       => vessel -- (an object used as a container (especially for liquids))

Sense 2
bowl, trough -- (a concave shape with an open top)
       => concave shape, concavity, incurvation, incurvature -- (a shape that curves or bends inward)

Sense 3
bowl -- (a dish that is round and open at the top for serving foods)
       => dish -- (a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food; "we gave them a set of dishes for a wedding present")

Sense 4
bowl, bowlful -- (the quantity contained in a bowl)
       => containerful -- (the quantity that a container will hold)

Sense 5
stadium, bowl, arena, sports stadium -- (a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments)
       => structure, construction -- (a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons")

Sense 6
bowling ball, bowl -- (a large ball with finger holes used in the sport of bowling)
       => ball -- (round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games; "the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve"; "the mayor threw out the first ball"; "the ball rolled into the corner pocket")

Sense 7
bowl -- (a wooden ball (with flattened sides so that it rolls on a curved course) used in the game of lawn bowling)
       => ball -- (round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games; "the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve"; "the mayor threw out the first ball"; "the ball rolled into the corner pocket")

Sense 8
bowl, pipe bowl -- (a small round container that is open at the top for holding tobacco)
       => container -- (any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another))

Sense 9
roll, bowl -- (the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling))
       => propulsion, actuation -- (the act of propelling)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bowl

3 senses of bowl

Sense 1
bowl -- (roll (a ball))
       => wheel, roll -- (move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle; "The President's convoy rolled past the crowds")

Sense 2
bowl -- (hurl a cricket ball from one end of the pitch towards the batsman at the other end)
       => hurl, hurtle, cast -- (throw forcefully)

Sense 3
bowl -- (engage in the sport of bowling; "My parents like to bowl on Friday nights")
       => play -- (participate in games or sport; "We played hockey all afternoon"; "play cards"; "Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches")

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