bin - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. 1
    British a container for putting rubbish in. A bin without a lid for paper or other dry rubbish is also called a waste paper basket and a large bin that is kept outside is also called a dustbin

    It’s time you threw those shoes in the bin.

  2. 2
    a container for storing something, especially a large amount

    a compost bin

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