Receptacle - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈseptəkl|  American pronunciation of the word receptacle
Brit.  |rɪˈsɛptək(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word receptacle


- a container that is used to put or keep things in
- enlarged tip of a stem that bears the floral parts
- an electrical (or electronic) fitting that is connected to a source of power and equipped to receive an insert


She used the box as a receptacle for her jewelry. all wrappers in the trash receptacles at the entrances of the theater...

Word forms

singular: receptacle
plural: receptacles
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