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

3 senses of vessel

Sense 1
vessel, vas -- (a tube in which a body fluid circulates)
       => tube, tube-shaped structure -- ((anatomy) any hollow cylindrical body structure)

Sense 2
vessel, watercraft -- (a craft designed for water transportation)
       => craft -- (a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space)

Sense 3
vessel -- (an object used as a container (especially for liquids))
       => 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))

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