Synonyms of trough


1. trough, natural depression, depression

usage: a narrow depression (as in the earth or between ocean waves or in the ocean bed)

2. gutter, trough, channel

usage: a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater

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

usage: a concave shape with an open top

4. public treasury, trough, till, treasury, exchequer

usage: a treasury for government funds

5. trough, receptacle

usage: a long narrow shallow receptacle

6. manger, trough, container

usage: a container (usually in a barn or stable) from which cattle or horses feed

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Definition and meaning of trough (Dictionary)