Synonyms of slot
1 openingDictionary • He dropped a coin in the slot and dialled.
opening • He squeezed through an opening in the fence.
hole • They got in through a hole in the wall.
groove • Grooves were made in the shelf to accommodate the back panel.
vent • There was a small air vent in the ceiling.
slit • She watched them through a slit in the curtain.
aperture • Through the aperture he could see daylight.
channel • Keep the drainage channel clear.
2 placeDictionary (informal) • Visitors can book a time slot a week or more in advance.
place • He returned the album to its place on the shelf.
time • For a long time I didn't tell anyone.
spot • They returned to the remote spot where they had left him.
opening • All she needed was an opening to show her capabilities.
position • He took up a position with the Arts Council.
window • Tell her I've got a window in my diary later on this week.
vacancy • They had a vacancy for a temporary secretary.
niche • Perhaps I will find my niche in a desk job.
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apertureAn aperture is a narrow hole or gap.
• Through the aperture he could see daylight.
channelA channel is a passage along which water flows.
• Keep the drainage channel clear.
fitIf you fit something into a particular space or place, you put it there.
• She fitted her key in the lock.
Thesaurus for slot from the Collins English Thesaurus
an elongated aperture or groove, such as one in a vending machine for inserting a coin