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Definition of bucket:

  1. A vessel ( as a tub or scoop) for hoisting and conveying coal, ore, grain, etc.
  2. A vessel for drawing up water from a well, or for catching, holding, or carrying water, sap, or other liquids.
  3. One of the receptacles on the rim of a water wheel into which the water rushes, causing the wheel to revolve; also, a float of a paddle wheel.
  4. The valved piston of a lifting pump.
  5. To draw or lift in, or as if in, buckets; as, to bucket water.
  6. To make, or cause to make ( the recovery), with a certain hurried or unskillful forward swing of the body.
  7. To pour over from a bucket; to drench.
  8. To ride ( a horse) hard or mercilessly.

Synonyms:

reams, hod, dart, bushel, make time, myriad, oodles, pailful, pile, good deal, basketful, mass, go like lightning, quantity, spate, pail, boatload, flash, dash, shake a leg, deal, plateful, slew, bundle, chunk, nip, ton, armful, run like the wind, zoom, mountain, stack, fly, button, ancillary, bath, zip, dessertspoon, truckload, wad, bunch, hotfoot it, shipload, much, get cracking, hustle, trot, highball, carload, bolt, cartload, heap, bustle, speed, peck, gobs, shoot, hundred, get a move on, potful, mess, sheaf, hotfoot, pack, ampoule, sail, boxful, go like the wind, store, plentitude, scads, scour, belt, whiz, atomizer, tear, aerosol, whisk, plenitude, scoot, make haste, wing, rocket, ball bearing, scuttle, yard, multiplicity, butt, festinate, raft, volume, bearing, pelt, flit, sprint, abundance, fleet, fistful, passel, race, make tracks, chamber, cam, sight, move, wealth, hurry, hasten, lashings, plenty, camshaft, bucketful, haste, kettle, carriage, rip, rush, dozen, profusion, loads, whirl, basin, run.

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