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See definition of tributaries on Dictionary.com
  • as inarm
  • as inriver
  • as instream
  • as inbranch
  • as increek

synonyms for tributaries

  • branch
  • brook
  • channel
  • creek
  • estuary
  • firth
  • fjord
  • inlet
  • rivulet
  • sound
  • strait
  • stream
  • subdivision
  • tributary
  • current
  • flood
  • flow
  • rush
  • spate
  • surge
  • tide
  • torrent
  • tributary
  • beck
  • branch
  • brook
  • burn
  • course
  • creek
  • drift
  • freshet
  • race
  • rill
  • rivulet
  • run
  • runnel
  • spritz
  • watercourse
  • rindle

antonyms for tributaries

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  • ocean
  • sea
      • whole
      • company
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        How to use tributaries in a sentence

        The less its rate of fall and the greater the amount of silt it obtains from its tributaries, the more winding its course becomes.
        OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
        The buildings are usually grouped together at a favorable spot on the banks of the Amazon or one of its tributaries.
        THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
        The geographical information recorded respecting the St. Lawrence and its tributaries is generally vague and confused.
        THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
        They stopped for the evening just within the mouth of one of the chasm's tributaries.
        SPACE PRISONTOM GODWIN
        The species seemed scarce in the main stream of Big Caney River but was common in some of its tributaries.
        FISHES OF CHAUTAUQUA, COWLEY AND ELK COUNTIES, KANSASARTIE L. METCALF
        The spotted bass was taken only in tributaries of the Verdigris River, where it seemed more numerous than the preceding species.
        FISHES OF CHAUTAUQUA, COWLEY AND ELK COUNTIES, KANSASARTIE L. METCALF
        This creek arises in the Wreford limestone, as do several nearby tributaries of Grouse Creek.
        FISHES OF CHAUTAUQUA, COWLEY AND ELK COUNTIES, KANSASARTIE L. METCALF
        Campostoma anomalum was one of the most common fishes taken at many of the stations on small upland tributaries.
        FISHES OF CHAUTAUQUA, COWLEY AND ELK COUNTIES, KANSASARTIE L. METCALF
        Single collections from Spring River or its tributaries usually contain 25 or more species of fish.
        FISHES OF CHAUTAUQUA, COWLEY AND ELK COUNTIES, KANSASARTIE L. METCALF
        In this respect it differed from P. notatus, which reached large concentrations in the small upland tributaries.
        FISHES OF CHAUTAUQUA, COWLEY AND ELK COUNTIES, KANSASARTIE L. METCALF
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