Synonyms of 'basin'
1 bowlDictionary, dish, vessel
a pudding basin
2 washbasinDictionary, sink
a cast-iron bath with a matching basin and WC
The sink was full of dirty dishes.
3 valleyDictionary, hollow, gorge
the Amazon basin
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A container is something such as a box or bottle that is used to hold or store things in.
The paint is supplied in a clear, plastic container.
A depression in a surface is an area which is lower than the parts surrounding it.
an area pockmarked by rainfilled depressions
Thesaurus for basin from the Collins English Thesaurus
A basin is a large or deep bowl that you use for holding liquids, or for mixing or storing food.