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dam

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  • nounembankment, wall
  • verbhold back; block
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Synonyms for dam

noun embankment, wall
  • bank
  • barrier
  • dike
  • ditch
  • gate
  • levee
  • barrage
  • grade
  • hindrance
  • milldam
  • millpond
  • obstruction
  • weir

Antonyms for dam

  • aid
  • assistance
  • help
  • promotion
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More words related to dam

bar

verb. secure, usually with a length of material
  • barricade
  • block
  • blockade
  • bolt
  • caulk
  • clog
  • close
  • dam
  • deadbolt
  • dike
  • fasten
  • fence
  • jam
  • latch
  • lock
  • plug
  • seal
  • secure
  • trammel
  • wall

barred

verb. secure, usually with a length of material

block

verb. obstruct

blocked

verb. obstruct

blocking

verb. obstruct

brake

verb. check; stop
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