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Synonyms for ridge

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Princeton's WordNet1.3 / 4 votes

  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 Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote

  1. ridgenoun

    extended elevation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words1.0 / 1 vote

  1. ridgenoun

    crest, whelk

PPDB, the paraphrase database1.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "ridge":

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

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  1. Mathieu Morlighem:

    The glaciers flowing across the Transantarctic Mountains all have a pronounced ridge across their troughs, these ridges were unknown and make this sector of the ice sheet extremely resilient to increase in ocean-induced melting.

  2. Phil Bell:

    Lightning Ridge is the only place in the world where you find opalized dinosaurs.

  3. Linwood Allison:

    They're saunas, walnut Ridge needs a lot of work -- like, a lot of work.

  4. Jonathan Franks:

    The Council of Europe treaty, also known as a prisoner of transfer treaty, is not an acceptable remedy here for the family, that would involve Ridge coming home in custody, going to federal prison, waiting some period of months for the sentencing commission to act, and affix a charge and a sentence to the foreign offense, which would leave him a felon in his own country, for something that would never have been charged in this country and that's unacceptable.

  5. Ian Shepherd:

    Southeasterly trade winds extending from the subtropical ridge to the south will normally suppress thunderstorm activity over much of the Northern Territory during the late dry season( September) and at times early in the wet season( October and November), leaving Hector as a prominent but isolated feature on the Darwin skyline.

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