Embankment synonyms

ĕm-băngk'mənt

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A barrier constructed across a waterway to control the flow or raise the level of water.
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A construction in or around a harbour designed to break the force of the sea and to provide shelter for vessels lying inside
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A row or panel of items stored or grouped together.
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(Brit., Dial.) A ditch or watercourse
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A large structure or excavated basin for receiving ships, equipped with gates to keep water in or out
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An incline, especially of a road; a slope.
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Any heap or pile
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A raised roadway, as across water or marshland.
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An upholstered bench, esp. one along a wall in a restaurant
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Material for filling a container, cavity, or passage.
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An embankment raised to prevent a river from overflowing.
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A wharf, usually of concrete or stone, for use in loading and unloading ships
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A fortification outside a castle used to split an attacking force; composed of two faces, forming a salient angle whose gorge resembles a half-moon
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(Military) A level space, often at the top of a rampart, and behind a parapet, on which artillery can be mounted
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Something resembling a wall in appearance, function, or construction, as the exterior surface of a body organ or part:
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Find another word for embankment. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for embankment, like: dam, breakwater, bank, dike, dock, hill, mound, spillway, causeway, banquette and fill.