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Synonyms for watershed
ˈwɔ tərˌʃɛd, ˈwɒt ər-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. watershed, water parting, divide(noun)

    a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems

    Synonyms:
    river basin, drainage area, landmark, catchment area, drainage basin, catchment basin, divide, turning point, basin, water parting

  2. river basin, basin, watershed, drainage basin, catchment area, catchment basin, drainage area(noun)

    the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet

    "flood control in the Missouri basin"

    Synonyms:
    washstand, divide, river basin, washbowl, washbasin, landmark, lavatory, drainage area, drainage basin, catchment basin, catchment area, turning point, basin, water parting, basinful

  3. landmark, turning point, watershed(noun)

    an event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend

    "the agreement was a watershed in the history of both nations"

    Synonyms:
    street corner, corner, river basin, drainage area, landmark, catchment area, drainage basin, catchment basin, divide, turning point, basin, water parting

Wiktionary

  1. watershed(noun)

    A region of land within which water flows down into a specified body, such as a river, lake, sea, or ocean; a drainage basin.

    Synonyms:
    catchment basin, catchment, river basin, catchment area, drainage area, water basin

  2. watershed(noun)

    A critical point marking a change in course or development.

    Synonyms:
    turning point

  3. watershed(noun)

    Synonyms:
    divide, water parting, water divide, drainage divide

  4. watershed(noun)

    Synonyms:
    safe harbor

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