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Synonyms for creek
krik, krɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brook, creek(noun)

    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. Creek(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    brook

Wiktionary

  1. creek(noun)

    Synonyms:
    burn, stream, beck, brook

  2. creek(noun)

    the Muskogean language of the Creek tribe

    The chieftain was well versed in Creek history.

    Synonyms:
    burn, stream, beck, brook

  3. creek(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    stream, burn, brook, beck

  4. creek(noun)

    Any turn or winding.

    Synonyms:
    beck, stream, brook, burn

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. creek(n.)

    Synonyms:
    inlet, cove, bight, small bay

  2. creek(n.)

    Synonyms:
    rivulet, small river

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. creek(n)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "creek":

    brook, ruisseau, stream, stann, river, creeks

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How to use creek in a sentence?

  1. Manfred Kittel:

    We just have to wait and see how the fish mature in the hatchery and what the environmental conditions look like next winter, the plan theoretically is to put them back in the creek hoping there is enough water to support them.

  2. South African golfer Charl Schwartzel:

    I am hugely disappointed to be missing out on the SA Open, everybody knows how keen I am to win our national Open and, having come so close the last couple of years and following my good form at Leopard Creek, I was really looking forward to contending at Glendower.

  3. Todd Crutcher:

    The short-term resolution will come as water flushes through the system and the creek clears.

  4. The Inn:

    I found the mammoth tooth about ten yards upstream from the bridge we had our family pictures on. It was partially buried on the left side of the creek.

  5. Dora Puig:

    ( Indian Creek) is one of Miami's most private and sought after neighborhoods, frequented by high net-worth individuals seeking privacy.

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