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

4 senses of reservoir

Sense 1
reservoir -- (a large or extra supply of something; "a reservoir of talent")
       => supply -- (an amount of something available for use)

Sense 2
reservoir, artificial lake, man-made lake -- (lake used to store water for community use)
       => lake -- (a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land)

Sense 3
reservoir -- (tank used for collecting and storing a liquid (as water or oil))
       => tank, storage tank -- (a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids)

Sense 4
reservoir, source -- (anything (a person or animal or plant or substance) in which an infectious agent normally lives and multiplies; "an infectious agent depends on a reservoir for its survival")
       => thing -- (a separate and self-contained entity)

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