Receptacle – An object used to contain something
At the reception of the police station, the police tackled (receptacle) the drunk and then contained him in a cell.
Examples of receptacle in a sentence
There was a receptacle for catching rainwater beneath the shed roof.
Gran scoured the shelves of the charity shop, looking for a receptacle for sugar.
Everybody was drinking from a different receptacle, from wellington boots to jam jars!