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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ridgenoun

    a long narrow natural elevation or striation

    ridgeline, rooftree, ridgepole

  2. ridgenoun

    any long raised strip

    ridgeline, rooftree, ridgepole

  3. ridgenoun

    a long narrow natural elevation on the floor of the ocean

    ridgeline, rooftree, ridgepole

  4. ridge, ridgelinenoun

    a long narrow range of hills

    ridgeline, rooftree, ridgepole

  5. ridgenoun

    any long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane

    ridgeline, rooftree, ridgepole

  6. ridge, ridgepole, rooftreeverb

    a beam laid along the edge where two sloping sides of a roof meet at the top; provides an attachment for the upper ends of rafters

    ridgeline, rooftree, ridgepole

  7. ridgeverb

    extend in ridges

    "The land ridges towards the South"

  8. ridgeverb

    plough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip

  9. ridgeverb

    throw soil toward (a crop row) from both sides

    "He ridged his corn"

  10. ridgeverb

    spade into alternate ridges and troughs

    "ridge the soil"

  11. ridgeverb

    form into a ridge

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ridgenoun

    extended elevation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ridgenoun

    crest, whelk

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "ridge":

    crête, crest, peak, dorsal, ling, leng, spike, cornice, cristae, papillary

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How to use ridge in a sentence?

  1. Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation:

    Based on the joint investigation, authorities believe Strozier was tortured at an unoccupied mobile home off Neblett Ridge Road in Cameron before being murdered by the pond near Rock Island.

  2. Suraj Paudyal:

    It seems that a serac( a piece of glacial ice broke) and barreled down the couloir( a gully on a mountainside) from the top ridge of the mountain and the gust created the turbulence washing the climbers and staff from their tented camp at the base camp.

  3. Nick Cowie:

    It’s the narrowest ridge in the U.K. so definitely has some dangers, especially if you climb the pinnacles, i didn’t look too much at the photo and video at the time as we had the whole ridge and pinnacles to climb, but looking back I’m very happy with them and wish I had taken a few more.

  4. Nick Cowie:

    There were two base jumpers, we don’t know the guys, just as we got to the top and start of the Aonach Eagach ridge we heard the first parachute deploy and saw them, i was blown away really, it’s such a sharp drop and narrow gully, no margin for error. My heart was in my mouth when he jumped and we were elated to see him sail off into the distance.

  5. Bill Collins:

    It may be a torn shingle, flashing installed improperly or a missing ridge cap.

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