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

5 senses of tank

Sense 1
tank, army tank, armored combat vehicle, armoured combat vehicle -- (an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads)
       => military vehicle -- (vehicle used by the armed forces)
       => armored vehicle, armoured vehicle -- (a vehicle that is protected by armor plate)
       => tracked vehicle -- (a self-propelled vehicle that moves on tracks)

Sense 2
tank, storage tank -- (a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids)
       => vessel -- (an object used as a container (especially for liquids))

Sense 3
tank, tankful -- (as much as a tank will hold)
       => containerful -- (the quantity that a container will hold)

Sense 4
tank car, tank -- (a freight car that transports liquids or gases in bulk)
       => freight car -- (a railway car that carries freight)

Sense 5
cooler, tank -- (a cell for violent prisoners)
       => cell, jail cell, prison cell -- (a room where a prisoner is kept)

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

3 senses of tank

Sense 1
tank -- (store in a tank by causing (something) to flow into it)
       => store -- (find a place for and put away for storage; "where should we stow the vegetables?"; "I couldn't store all the books in the attic so I sold some")

Sense 2
tank -- (consume excessive amounts of alcohol)
       => drink, booze, fuddle -- (consume alcohol; "We were up drinking all night")

Sense 3
tank -- (treat in a tank; "tank animal refuse")
       => process, treat -- (subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition; "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals" ; "treat an oil spill")

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