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Synonyms for creek
krik, krɪkcreek

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Wiktionary3.5 / 2 votes

  1. creeknoun

    Synonyms:
    stream, beck, brook, burn

  2. creeknoun

    A small inlet or bay, narrower and extending further into the land than a cove; a recess in the shore of the sea, or of a river.

    The chieftain was well versed in Creek history.

    Synonyms:
    burn, stream, beck, brook

  3. creeknoun

    A stream of water smaller than a river and larger than a brook.

    Synonyms:
    burn, brook, beck, stream

  4. creeknoun

    Any turn or winding.

    Synonyms:
    beck, stream, brook, burn

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes

  1. brook, creeknoun

    a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)

    "the creek dried up every summer"

    Synonyms:
    brook

  2. Creeknoun

    any member of the Creek Confederacy (especially the Muskogee) formerly living in Georgia and Alabama but now chiefly in Oklahoma

    Synonyms:
    brook

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. creeknoun

    Synonyms:
    inlet, cove, bight, small bay

  2. creeknoun

    Synonyms:
    rivulet, small river

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. creeknoun

    Synonyms:
    brook, rivulet, race, runlet, streamlet, runnel, bourn, burn, cove, bight

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "creek":

    brook, ruisseau, stream, stann, river, creeks

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How to use creek in a sentence?

  1. Charles Watson:

    Nancy, certainly more questions than answers. We heard in the week that the FBI had discovered Brian Laundrie's remains at the Environmental Creek Park. Not far from the Laundrie's North Port home here. An autopsy was completed on that body -- results came back inconclusive. Remains are being sent to a forensic anthropologist who will sift through the remains and figure out any clues to try to determine cause of death, here at Laundrie's home in North Port, it has been quiet today. This morning we got a first look at the Laundrie parents leaving the home together, they were in a hurry, jumped into a red pickup truck and left. They sped off.

  2. Andrew Whelton:

    Because of their size, they don’t go in the air as easily, they like to stick to soils and other materials. The question is, how contaminated is the creek and what will they do to remediate that?

  3. Teresa Camacho with Juliet:

    We were tired, wet and disappointed, then I said,' Let's do one more creek.'.

  4. Mathew Byrne:

    The river hasn't run since 2017, there's no water going through the creek. It's pretty sad.

  5. Jeff Vahle:

    We are monitoring the progression of the draft legislation, which is complex given the long history of the Reedy Creek Improvement District, disney works under a number of different models and jurisdictions around the world, and regardless of the outcome, we remain committed to providing the highest quality experience for the millions of guests who visit each year.


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