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verb as in cover with asphalt, concrete

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There are few paved roads, and at the airport, soldiers outnumber travelers.

Unfortunately, the roads to justice in this country are paved with many of the same bricks.

We hiked a mile or so to a spot closer to a busy paved road than the fire road.

Paul has consistently charged that U.S. intervention paved the way for ISIS.

The support of local Sunni Muslims has paved the way for the ISIS conquests in Syria and Iraq.

"We will go to the Hotel de l'Europe, if you press it;" and away the cabriolet joggled over the roughly paved street.

A broad paved road, traversing virgin forests, runs up the side of the mountain.

The streets are paved partly with blueish pebbles from the beach, partly with red or grey granite.

It thus paved the way for modern representative governments, and prepared the minds of men for their introduction.

Though Edinburgh has unusually broad and well paved streets, it is a trying place for a motorist.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to paved, such as: surface, tile, brick, gravel, tar, and flagstone.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.