Part of speech:
A thing that contains or can contain something; box, crate, can, jar, etc.
The definition of a receptacle is a container or space used for a specific purpose.
(Anat., Zool.) Shaped like a bursa, or sac; pouchlike
Having a sac
A small, capsulelike form of certain organisms that develops in response to adverse or extreme conditions. Under adverse conditions, for instance, dinoflagellates form nonmotile resting cysts that fall to the ocean or lake bottom and can remain there for years before reviving. Certain invertebrates, such as the water bear (phylum Tardigrada), also develop cysts.
(UK and Canada) A small bag used by women (sometimes by men) for carrying various small personal items.
A detachable compartment on a spacecraft for carrying personnel or instrumentation.
Something that resembles a bag or pouch, such as a purse seine.
A pouch or pouchlike structure in an organism, sometimes filled with fluid.
A leather pouch or purse, usually covered with fur or hair, worn hanging from the front of the belt in the dress costume of Scottish Highlanders
To ride in a balloon
To move or run hastily; scurry; scuttle
To swell out; curve out; bulge
To swell, protrude, or curve outward:
Jut is defined as to stick out.
To loom over; threaten
Project is defined as to cause an image to appear on a surface or to propose or calculate something for the future.
(Rare) To cause to bulge outward.
Curving outward, like the outer boundary of a circle or sphere.
A pouch or sac branching out from a hollow organ or structure, such as the intestine.
Find another word for pouch. In this page you can discover 42 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for pouch, like: bag, container, sack, receptacle, bursiform, poke, saccate, cecum, cyst, handbag and marsupium.