bottle

(redirected from bottles)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to bottles: feeding bottles

bot·tle

 (bŏt′l)
n.
1. A receptacle having a narrow neck, usually no handles, and a mouth that can be plugged, corked, or capped.
2. The quantity that a bottle holds.
3. A receptacle filled with milk or formula that is fed, as to babies, in place of breast milk.
4. Informal
a. Intoxicating liquor: Don't take to the bottle.
b. The practice of drinking large quantities of intoxicating liquor: Her problem is the bottle.
tr.v. bot·tled, bot·tling, bot·tles
1. To place in a bottle.
2. To hold in; restrain: bottled up my emotions.

[Middle English botel, from Old French botele, from Medieval Latin butticula, diminutive of Late Latin buttis, cask.]

bot′tler n.

bottle

(ˈbɒtəl)
n
1.
a. a vessel, often of glass and typically cylindrical with a narrow neck that can be closed with a cap or cork, for containing liquids
b. (as modifier): a bottle rack.
2. Also called: bottleful the amount such a vessel will hold
3.
a. a container equipped with a teat that holds a baby's milk or other liquid; nursing bottle
b. the contents of such a container: the baby drank his bottle.
4. (General Physics) short for magnetic bottle
5. slang Brit nerve; courage (esp in the phrase lose one's bottle)
6. slang Brit money collected by street entertainers or buskers
7. full bottle slang Austral well-informed and enthusiastic about something
8. the bottle informal drinking of alcohol, esp to excess
vb (tr)
9. to put or place (wine, beer, jam, etc) in a bottle or bottles
10. (Chemical Engineering) to store (gas) in a portable container under pressure
11. slang to injure by thrusting a broken bottle into (a person)
12. slang Brit (of a busker) to collect money from the bystanders
[C14: from Old French botaille, from Medieval Latin butticula literally: a little cask, from Late Latin buttis cask, butt4]

bottle

(ˈbɒtəl)
n
dialect a bundle, esp of hay
[C14: from Old French botel, from botte bundle, of Germanic origin]

bot•tle

(ˈbɒt l)

n., v. -tled, -tling. n.
1. a portable container for holding liquids, having a neck and mouth and made of glass or plastic.
2. the contents or capacity of such a container: a bottle of wine.
3. bottled cow's milk, milk formulas, or substitute mixtures given to infants instead of mother's milk: raised on the bottle.
4. liquor.
v.t.
5. to put into or seal in a bottle.
6. bottle up,
a. to repress, control, or restrain: to bottle up anger.
b. to enclose or entrap: Traffic was bottled up in the tunnel.
Idioms:
hit the bottle, Slang. to drink alcohol to excess.
[1325–75; Middle English botel < Anglo-French; Old French bo(u)teille < Medieval Latin butticula < Late Latin buttis butt4]
bot′tle•like`, adj.
bot′tler, n.

Bottle

 bundle of hay or straw, 1386.
Examples: bottle of furs, 1578; of hay, 1486; of lupins, 1601; of straw, 1798.

bottle


Past participle: bottled
Gerund: bottling

Imperative
bottle
bottle
Present
I bottle
you bottle
he/she/it bottles
we bottle
you bottle
they bottle
Preterite
I bottled
you bottled
he/she/it bottled
we bottled
you bottled
they bottled
Present Continuous
I am bottling
you are bottling
he/she/it is bottling
we are bottling
you are bottling
they are bottling
Present Perfect
I have bottled
you have bottled
he/she/it has bottled
we have bottled
you have bottled
they have bottled
Past Continuous
I was bottling
you were bottling
he/she/it was bottling
we were bottling
you were bottling
they were bottling
Past Perfect
I had bottled
you had bottled
he/she/it had bottled
we had bottled
you had bottled
they had bottled
Future
I will bottle
you will bottle
he/she/it will bottle
we will bottle
you will bottle
they will bottle
Future Perfect
I will have bottled
you will have bottled
he/she/it will have bottled
we will have bottled
you will have bottled
they will have bottled
Future Continuous
I will be bottling
you will be bottling
he/she/it will be bottling
we will be bottling
you will be bottling
they will be bottling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bottling
you have been bottling
he/she/it has been bottling
we have been bottling
you have been bottling
they have been bottling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bottling
you will have been bottling
he/she/it will have been bottling
we will have been bottling
you will have been bottling
they will have been bottling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bottling
you had been bottling
he/she/it had been bottling
we had been bottling
you had been bottling
they had been bottling
Conditional
I would bottle
you would bottle
he/she/it would bottle
we would bottle
you would bottle
they would bottle
Past Conditional
I would have bottled
you would have bottled
he/she/it would have bottled
we would have bottled
you would have bottled
they would have bottled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bottle - a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquidsbottle - a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped
beer bottle - a bottle that holds beer
bottlecap - a cap that seals a bottle
carafe, decanter - a bottle with a stopper; for serving wine or water
carboy - a large bottle for holding corrosive liquids; usually cushioned in a special container
catsup bottle, ketchup bottle - a bottle that holds catsup
crewet, cruet - bottle that holds wine or oil or vinegar for the table
demijohn - large bottle with a short narrow neck; often has small handles at neck and is enclosed in wickerwork
flask - bottle that has a narrow neck
gourd, calabash - bottle made from the dried shell of a bottle gourd
ink bottle, inkpot - a bottle of ink
jug - a large bottle with a narrow mouth
mouth - the opening of a jar or bottle; "the jar had a wide mouth"
ampoule, ampul, ampule, phial, vial - a small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle)
pill bottle - a small bottle for holding pills
pop bottle, soda bottle - a bottle for holding soft drinks
smelling bottle - a bottle containing smelling salts
specimen bottle - a bottle for holding urine specimens
vessel - an object used as a container (especially for liquids)
water bottle - a bottle for holding water
whiskey bottle - a bottle for holding whiskey
wine bottle - a bottle for holding wine
2.bottle - the quantity contained in a bottle
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
split - a bottle containing half the usual amount
3.bottle - a vessel fitted with a flexible teat and filled with milk or formulabottle - a vessel fitted with a flexible teat and filled with milk or formula; used as a substitute for breast feeding infants and very young children
nipple - a flexible cap on a baby's feeding bottle or pacifier
vessel - an object used as a container (especially for liquids)
Verb1.bottle - store (liquids or gases) in bottles
store - find a place for and put away for storage; "where should we stow the vegetables?"; "I couldn't store all the books in the attic so I sold some"
2.bottle - put into bottles; "bottle the mineral water"
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"

bottle

noun
1. flask, pitcher, decanter, carafe, glass container, flagon, demijohn He was pulling the cork from a bottle of wine.
2. (Brit. slang) nerve, will, daring, courage, determination, guts (informal), face (informal), balls (taboo slang), spirit, resolution, pluck, grit, bravery, fortitude, coolness, mettle, firmness, spunk (informal), fearlessness, steadfastness, intrepidity, hardihood, gameness, ballsiness (taboo slang) Will anyone have the bottle to go through with it?
bottle out (Brit. informal) get cold feet, give up, withdraw, back out, cop out (slang), chicken out (informal) I haven't come all this way to bottle out.
bottle something up suppress, check, contain, conceal, curb, restrain, cover up, withhold, stifle, repress, smother, keep secret, shut in, keep back, sweep under the carpet (informal), hold in check, hold in or back Tension in the home increases if you bottle things up.
hit the bottle start drinking, take to drink, go on a bender (informal), drown your sorrows, fall off the bandwagon After my mother died my father hit the bottle.

Bottles

ampulla, carboy, caster, decanter, demijohn, feeding bottle, flacon, flagon, flask, gourd, half-jack, hot-water bottle, lagena, miniature, Nansen bottle, phial, pycnometer, screw top, soda siphon, stubby, vinaigrette, water bottle, Woulfe bottle
Translations
زُجاجَةقَنَنينَهيَضَعُ في قَنّينَه
láhevplnitstáčet do lahví
flaskesutteflasketappe
audacobotelosuĉbotelo
pullopullottaarohkeustuttipullojänistää
boca
palackoz
botol
flaskasetja á flösku
ボトル
błtelispilstyti į buteliuspralaidumo sumažėjimassiaurumaslopinti
pildīt / liet pudelēpudele
biberonsticlă
stáčať do fliaš
steklenica
buteljka
flaska
chupa
ขวด
şişeşişelemekşişeye doldurmakbiberon
chai

bottle

[ˈbɒtl]
A. N
1. (gen) → botella f; (empty) → envase m; [of ink, scent] → frasco m; (baby's) → biberón m
to hit or take to the bottledarse a la bebida
2. (Brit) (= courage) it takes a lot of bottle tohay que tener muchas agallas para ...
to lose one's bottlerajarse
B. VT
1. [+ wine] → embotellar; [+ fruit] → envasar, enfrascar
2. (Brit) he bottled itse rajó
C. CPD bottle bank Ncontenedor m de vidrio
bottle brush Nescobilla f, limpiabotellas m inv (Bot) → callistemon m
bottle opener Nabrebotellas m inv, destapador m (LAm)
bottle party N fiesta a la que cada invitado contribuye con una botella
bottle out VI + ADV (Brit) → rajarse
they bottled out of doing itse rajaron y no lo hicieron
bottle up VT + ADV [+ emotion] → reprimir, contener

bottle

[ˈbɒtəl]
nbouteille f
bottle of wine → bouteille de vin
bottle of milk → bouteille de lait
wine bottle → bouteille à vin
milk bottle → bouteille à lait
to hit the bottle → picoler
[baby] → biberon m
[perfume, medicine] → flacon m
(British) (= courage) → cran m
vt
[+ wine] → mettre en bouteille(s); [+ fruit] → mettre en conserve
bottled beer → bière f en bouteille
bottled water → eau f en bouteille
to bottle it (British)se dégonfler
bottle up
vt [+ emotion] → refouler, contenirbottle bank nconteneur m pour verre usagébottled gas ngaz m en bouteillebottle-feed [ˈbɒtəlfiːd] vtnourrir au biberonbottle-green [ˌbɒtəlˈgriːn] adjvert bouteille invbottle green nvert m bouteille inv

bottle

n
Flasche f; a bottle of wineeine Flasche Wein
(Brit inf) → Mumm m(in den Knochen) (inf)
(fig inf: = drink) → Flasche f (inf); to be off the bottlenicht mehr trinken; to take to the bottlezur Flasche greifen; he’s too fond of the bottleer trinkt zu gern ? hit
vt
in Flaschen abfüllen; bottled in …abgefüllt in …
(Brit inf) to bottle itdie Nerven verlieren

bottle

:
bottle bank
bottle blonde
n (inf)Wasserstoffblondine f (inf)

bottle

:
bottle-fed
adj he is bottleer wird aus der Flasche ernährt; a bottle babyein Flaschenkind nt
bottle-feed
vtaus der Flasche ernähren
bottle-green
bottleneck
n (lit, fig)Engpass m
bottle-opener
bottle party
nBottleparty f

bottle

:
bottle rack
bottle top
bottle-washer
nFlaschenreiniger m

bottle

[ˈbɒtl]
1. nbottiglia; (of perfume, shampoo) → flacone m; (baby's) → biberon m inv, poppatoio
bottle of wine/milk → bottiglia di vino/latte
wine/milk bottle → bottiglia da vino/del latte
2. vt (wine) → imbottigliare; (fruit) → conservare (in vasetti)
bottle out vi + adv (Brit) to bottle out (of sth)tirarsi indietro (da qc)
bottle up vt + adv (emotion) → soffocare, reprimere

bottle

(ˈbotl) noun
a hollow narrow-necked container for holding liquids etc. a lemonade bottle.
verb
to put into bottles.
ˈbottleneck noun
a place where slowing down or stopping of traffic, progress etc occurs. a bottleneck caused by roadworks.
bottle up
to prevent (eg one's feelings) from becoming obvious. Don't bottle up your anger.

bottle

زُجاجَة láhev flaske Flasche μπουκάλι botella pullo bouteille boca bottiglia ボトル fles flaske butelka garrafa бутылка flaska ขวด şişe chai 瓶子

bot·tle

n. botella, frasco, [infant] biberón, mamadera; Mex. pote, tele;
___ feedingalimentación por biberón;
___ proppingsuplemento con biberón.

bottle

n botella; (for pills) botella, frasco, pomo (Mex, CA); baby — biberón m, mamadera (Amer), pacha (CA); hot-water — bolsa de agua caliente
References in classic literature ?
I'll right it up in two minutes, for it only needs to have the hearth brushed, so--and the things made straight on the mantelpiece, so--and the books put here, and the bottles there, and your sofa turned from the light, and the pillows plumped up a bit.
In the alley the grey cat crouched behind barrels filled with torn paper and broken bottles above which flew a black swarm of flies.
On the train it was very difficult to get milk for the babies and to keep their bottles clean.
The man of root-beer came, in his neatly painted wagon, with a couple of dozen full bottles, to be exchanged for empty ones; the baker, with a lot of crackers which Hepzibah had ordered for her retail custom; the butcher, with a nice titbit which he fancied she would be eager to secure for Clifford.
within are shabby shelves, ranged round with old decanters, bottles, flasks; and in those jaws of swift destruction, like another cursed Jonah (by which name indeed they called him), bustles a little withered old man, who, for their money, dearly sells the sailors deliriums and death.
See with what entire freedom the whaleman takes his handful of lamps --often but old bottles and vials, though --to the copper cooler at the try-works, and replenishes them there, as mugs of ale at a vat.
There were cold pates, and thin slices of meat, tiny bread and butter sandwiches with the crust cut off, a bowl of sliced peaches and cream (in January), little fancy cakes, pink and green and yellow and white, and half a dozen ice-cold bottles of wine.
The little man stood tiptoe, and putting his head first to one side and then the other, and snuffing considerately in the directions of the various bottles, ordered at last a mint julep, in a thin and quivering voice, and with an air of great circumspection.
The Germans are exceedingly fond of Rhine wines; they are put up in tall, slender bottles, and are considered a pleasant beverage.
There was heaps of old greasy cards scattered around over the floor, and old whisky bottles, and a couple of masks made out of black cloth; and all over the walls was the ignorantest kind of words and pictures made with charcoal.
I didn't see anything but a bottle and a tin cup on the floor by Injun Joe; yes, I saw two barrels and lots more bottles in the room.
The dim light fell tenderly on the two quiet seated figures; on the little white bed, with the knots of rose-colored ribbon which looped up its curtains, and the bright dress for dinner laid ready across it; on the gayly painted bath, with its pure lining of white enamel; on the toilet-table with its sparkling trinkets, its crystal bottles, its silver bell with Cupid for a handle, its litter of little luxuries that adorn the shrine of a woman's bed-chamber.