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Synonyms for levee
ˈlɛv i, lɛˈvilev·ee

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. leveenoun

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

  2. leveenoun

    a pier that provides a landing place on a river

  3. leveenoun

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. leveenoun

    Synonyms:
    time of rising

  2. leveenoun

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

  3. leveenoun

    Synonyms:
    embankment (along a river to prevent inundation)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "levee":

    al-sad, dam, dike, dyke

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How to use levee in a sentence?

  1. Terry Purvis:

    If the levee had broken, 50,000 acres would flood in 30 minutes.

  2. Jeff Graschel:

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

  3. Terry Purvis:

    Last night we had a levy that was breaching. We evacuated Garland at 11 o'clock with 99 percent of the people leaving, if the levee had broken, 50,000 acres would flood in 30 minutes.

  4. 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.

  5. Jean Stothert:

    Omaha has 13 miles of flood control on the Missouri River. The levee is safe and the river is not expected to compromise the levee. The levee is being monitored as a precaution.

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