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Embankment synonyms

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A ditch; a channel.
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  1. A ditch; a channel.
  2. An embankment or dam made to prevent flooding by the sea or by a river
  3. The bank of earth thrown up in digging a ditch
(Nautical) a low bulkhead across the forecastle deck of a ship which diverts water breaking over the bows into the scuppers
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  1. (Nautical) a low bulkhead across the forecastle deck of a ship which diverts water breaking over the bows into the scuppers
  2. An offshore barrier, such as a jetty, that protects a harbor or shore from the full impact of waves.
  3. On beaches: a wooden or concrete barrier, usually perpendicular to the shore, intended to prevent the movement of sand along a coast.
A place of safekeeping or storage:
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  1. A place of safekeeping or storage:
  2. A supply or stock for future or emergency use:
  3. Savings bank
A paved highway.
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  1. A paved highway.
  2. (Obs.) A paved way or road; highway
  3. A raised path or road, as across wet ground or water
Find another word for embankment. In this page you can discover 7 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for embankment, like: dike, breakwater, bank, causeway, dam, dock and hill.