Synonyms of bowl


1. bowl, vessel

usage: a round vessel that is open at the top; used chiefly for holding food or liquids;

2. bowl, trough, concave shape, concavity, incurvation, incurvature

usage: a concave shape with an open top

3. bowl, dish

usage: a dish that is round and open at the top for serving foods

4. bowl, bowlful, containerful

usage: the quantity contained in a bowl

5. stadium, bowl, arena, sports stadium, structure, construction

usage: a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments

6. bowling ball, bowl, ball

usage: a large ball with finger holes used in the sport of bowling

7. bowl, ball

usage: a wooden ball (with flattened sides so that it rolls on a curved course) used in the game of lawn bowling

8. bowl, pipe bowl, container

usage: a small round container that is open at the top for holding tobacco

9. roll, bowl, propulsion, actuation

usage: the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling)


1. bowl, wheel, roll

usage: roll (a ball)

2. bowl, hurl, hurtle, cast

usage: hurl a cricket ball from one end of the pitch towards the batsman at the other end

3. bowl, play

usage: engage in the sport of bowling; "My parents like to bowl on Friday nights"

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Definition and meaning of bowl (Dictionary)