Synonyms of pot
1 containerDictionary • metal cooking pots • Use a large terracotta pot or a wooden tub.
bowl • Put all the ingredients into a large bowl.
pan • Heat the butter in a large pan.
vessel • plastic storage vessels
basin • a pudding basin
jug • a jug of water
2 jackpotDictionary • The pot for this Saturday's draw stands at over £18 million.
jackpot • the biggest ever jackpot of more than £5 million
prize • A single winner is in line for a jackpot prize of £8 million.
purse • She is tipped to win the biggest purse in women's pro volleyball history.
3 kittyDictionary • If there is more money in the pot, all the members will benefit proportionally.
pool • a reserve pool of cash
4 paunchDictionary • He's already developing a pot from all the beer he drinks.
paunch • He was developing a paunch.
beer belly or gut (informal)
gut • His gut sagged over his belt.
spare tyre (British, slang)
IDIOM:▷ go to pot
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basinA basin is a large or deep bowl that you use for holding liquids, or for mixing or storing food.
• a pudding basin
bowlA bowl is a round container with a wide uncovered top. Some kinds of bowl are used, for example, for serving or eating food from, or in cooking, while other larger kinds are used for washing or cleaning.
• Put all the ingredients into a large bowl.
Thesaurus for pot from the Collins English Thesaurus
a container made of earthenware, glass, or similar material; usually round and deep, often having a handle and lid, used for cooking and other domestic purposes