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

1 sense of ladle

Sense 1
ladle -- (a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another)
       => vessel -- (an object used as a container (especially for liquids))

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

2 senses of ladle

Sense 1
ladle -- (put (a liquid) into a container by means of a ladle; "ladle soup into the bowl")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Sense 2
ladle, lade, laden -- (remove with or as if with a ladle; "ladle the water out of the bowl")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

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