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Synonyms for dam
dæm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dam, dike, dyke(noun)

    a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea

    Synonyms:
    decameter, dekameter, dekametre, dkm, decametre

  2. decameter, dekameter, decametre, dekametre, dam, dkm(noun)

    a metric unit of length equal to ten meters

    Synonyms:
    dkm, dekameter, decameter, dekametre, decametre

  3. dam(verb)

    female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock

    Synonyms:
    dkm, decametre, decameter, dekametre, dekameter

  4. dam, dam up(verb)

    obstruct with, or as if with, a dam

    "dam the gorges of the Yangtse River"

    Synonyms:
    dam up

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dam(n.)

    Synonyms:
    mother (of a beast), female parent

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dam(n)

    Synonyms:
    barrier, weir, burrock

  2. dam(v)

    Synonyms:
    restrain, obstruct

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dam":

    barrage, dams, roadblock, al-sad, dyke, dike, weir, dwa, daffy, damming, barricade, mah, board, embankment, 'am, levee, blockade, bridging, checkpoint, presa, breakwater

How to pronounce dam?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say dam in sign language?

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How to use dam in a sentence?

  1. Geraldo Abreu:

    We now understand that this type of dam needs to be treated carefully.

  2. Isaac Mamboza:

    We have discovered that beekeeping can help to protect our forests, most of our beehives are on trees near our dam - no one will tamper with (them).

  3. Brian Eyler:

    Either Beijing is lying or their dam operators are lying to them. Somewhere, someone isn't telling the truth.

  4. Munsheer Sulaiman:

    Depending on the salinity level we decide whether to open the gates of the small dam that distributes water to the village.

  5. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani:

    Salma Dam is another big step in deepening and broadening the relationship between Afghanistan and India.


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