Synonyms for dammed
- hold in
- stop up
Antonyms for dammed
- let go
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DAMMED
In the main working; but the water is dammed up; we can never pass.
But democracy is the rising tide; it may be dammed or delayed, but cannot be stopped.
The dammed streams made a chain of lakes set in the green meadows.
As a final measure they dammed up the springs and drained the lake.
It made her mad and she say, "I'll be dammed if I don't go."
This stream was dammed, so that the Mormon converts might be baptized by immersion.
That will teach you to wake us up at night with your peal of a dammed soul.
He ought to be dammed—or leveed, I should more properly say.
She was full of maternal love, dammed up by distance and absence.
Alas, alas, and I thought myself a torrent that could never be dammed!
late 15c., from dam (n.1). Related: Dammed; damming.