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Synonyms for levee
ˈlɛv i, lɛˈvi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. levee(noun)

    a formal reception of visitors or guests (as at a royal court)

  2. levee(noun)

    a pier that provides a landing place on a river

  3. levee(noun)

    an embankment that is built in order to prevent a river from overflowing

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. levee(n.)

    Synonyms:
    time of rising

  2. levee(n.)

    Synonyms:
    ceremonious party (properly in the morning), reception, entertainment, SOIRÉE

  3. levee(n.)

    Synonyms:
    embankment (along a river to prevent inundation)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    al-sad, dam, dike, dyke

How to pronounce levee?

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Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to use levee in a sentence?

  1. Yoshinagi Higuchi:

    I checked the flood hazard map but it didn't have my area as being at risk, i heard there was a flood once before the war, but we just weren't expecting the water to come over the levee despite all the warnings.

  2. Michael Underhill:

    When I think about how big of a deal this is, I think about the Led Zeppelin song 'When the Levee Breaks,' competition is going to get fierce. It forces everyone to get sharp and up their game.

  3. Jeff Graschel:

    All the levels we're expecting will be contained in the levee systems.

  4. Brett Adams:

    The prediction that high water was coming wasn't too concerning, we've never had water go over the levee. But two days later, we learned the river was going to rise 15 feet and it was full panic attack.

  5. John Lopez:

    Most of the population of St. Bernard is within the new levee system, but you also have some communities outside the levee system where, if anything, the conditions appear to have gotten worse.


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