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Synonyms for dam
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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

How to pronounce dam?

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Veena
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How to say dam in sign language?

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How to use dam in a sentence?

  1. Ron Brooks:

    It's just to give folks an idea of how many fish we're dealing with below Barkley Dam. We collect and try to distribute to them to buyers.

  2. Emmanuel Grenier:

    The mining companies are not placing dam safety at the forefront of their preoccupations.

  3. Olive Schreiner:

    Power! Did you ever hear of men being asked whether other souls should have power or not? It is born in them. You may dam up the fountain of water, and make it a stagnant marsh, or you may let it run free and do its work; but you cannot say whether it shall be there; it is there. And it will act, if not openly for good, then covertly for evil; but it will act.

  4. David Roth:

    The ice floats down river until it bunches up in what we call an ice-jam, like a dam, causing flooding, all that backed-up water is eventually going downstream.

  5. Josh Holmes:

    It's like a body of water with a dam, and the Democratic dam has got this big hole they can open and close and let water out, republicans have these little cylinders.


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