Dam synonyms

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A dam placed across a river or canal to raise or divert the water, as for a millrace, or to regulate or measure the flow.
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A watertight box or chamber attached to the side of a ship so that repairs can be made below the waterline
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The definition of a ewe is a female sheep.
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A woman who gives birth to a child.
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The definition of a parent is a mother or father.
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(Scot.) A low dividing wall of earth or stone
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A trench; a long, shallow indentation, as for irrigation or drainage.
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Something with the apparent solidity and dimensions of a building wall.
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A row or panel of items stored or grouped together.
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The definition of an embankment is an area of material used to support a roadway or to hold back water.
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(Obs.) A fortress, stockade, etc. for defending an entrance or gate
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A logic gate.
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(Canada, education) A student of a particular grade (used with the grade level).
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A landing place, as a pier, on the bank of a river
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Structure to impound water
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(Vulgar, offensive) A despicable or disagreeable, aggressive person, often female. [from the 15th c]
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A fully mature female horse, mule, donkey, burro, etc.; specif., a female horse that has reached the age of five
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The definition of hold is to carry, to keep in position, to hug someone, to stay in close contact, to bear someone's weight, or to keep in position.
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(Idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
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To prevent (a pupil) to advance in a course
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Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
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To hinder (progress, an activity, etc.); impede
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To lock or bolt with a bar.
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So as to fall behind the correct time or rate:
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To retard is to prevent progress or growth.
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To keep within certain limits; put certain limitations on; confine
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(Music) To press down (a string on a stringed instrument) on the fingerboard to produce a desired pitch.
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(Photography) To increase the aperture of a photographic lens, moving from an f/stop represented by a higher number to an f/stop represented by a lower number and causing more light to pass into the camera.
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To fill or stop up:
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To hold (a bat, golf club, etc.) away from the end of the handle and closer toward the middle
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To fill (something) so that it is not possible to pass.
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(Intransitive) to be completely blocked or obstructed.
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To get in the way of; to hinder
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To confine is to impose limits or restrictions, or to prevent someone from leaving.
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To serve as an advance person for (a trip to be made by a politician or a dignitary):
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Release is defined as to set free or to relieve.
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Not near something or touching it.
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To make difficult to accomplish; to frustrate, act as obstacle.
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To control or keep in check.
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To keep someone in (out), using a blockade, especially ships in a port
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To subject to a blockade
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To stop or prevent passage of
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(Intransitive, informal) To persist or continue with something.
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(Psychology) To exclude something such as painful or disturbing memories automatically or unconsciously from the conscious mind.
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To stop, hinder (for instance, a river or blood).
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To remove or clear an obstruction from:
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To remove a blockage from.
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To make or set loose; loosen, release, undo, etc.
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(Euphemistic, usually reflexively) To gain weight
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Free means to release or let go.
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(Chem.) To free from combination in a compound
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To become open
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(UK, geology) A body of once molten igneous rock that was injected into older rocks in a manner that crosses bedding planes.
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US spelling of decametre.
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Ten meters, or one tenth of a hectometer (32.808 feet): abbrev. dam
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(Metrology) An SI unit of length equal to 101 metres.
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a metric unit of length equal to ten meters
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a metric unit of length equal to ten meters
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obstruct with, or as if with, a dam
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(Informal and colloquial) Diminutive of mother.
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Structure to impound water
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To block or slow passage through (often with 'up').
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Find another word for dam. In this page you can discover 76 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for dam, like: weir, cofferdam, ewe, mother, parent, dike, ditch, wall, bank, embankment and barrier.