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Synonyms for irrigate
ˈɪr ɪˌgeɪtir·ri·gate

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.0 / 1 vote

  1. irrigate

    Synonyms:
    water, wet, inundate, submerge

    Antonyms:
    dry, drain, parch

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  1. water, irrigateverb

    supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams

    "Water the fields"

    Synonyms:
    water

  2. irrigateverb

    supply with a constant flow or sprinkling of some liquid, for the purpose of cooling, cleansing, or disinfecting

    "irrigate the wound"

    Synonyms:
    water

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. irrigateverb

    Synonyms:
    water, moisten, wet

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "irrigate":

    irrigation

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#334water
#3208wet
#9105irrigation
#71763irrigate
#75978submerge
#144060inundate

How to use irrigate in a sentence?

  1. David Gutierrez:

    It's out of balance, the groundwater is not getting restocked as quickly as they’re taking it out to irrigate their land.

  2. James Firebrace:

    Fuel is needed to pump water and irrigate crops. Yemen's fishermen have been unable to go out and fish from lack of fuel, all of this is pointing to a severe breakdown in the functioning of the country's economy - both rural and urban.

  3. Liz Bentley:

    There's a number of crops that are really struggling due to either lack of rainfall, like the potato crop here relies on rainfall, they don't usually take water from anywhere else to irrigate the fields. And even some of the other crops that do take water from from rivers, for example, to irrigate fields, they're really struggling at the moment, even in current conditions, yields are going to be down for a number of crops and the price of these things are going to go up, and obviously that's due to drought here in The UK. But there's other things going on across Europe.

  4. Richard Connor:

    Whether it's a water treatment facility or a system to bring water to fields to irrigate, you're not just funding that project, you're creating a multiplier effect: jobs are being created because water becomes available.

  5. Katie Taylor:

    They simply can't afford the fuel it takes to irrigate in the summer season, when it's very hot, but the problem is, that's also when crops get the highest prices at market.


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