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See definition of weir on Dictionary.com
  • as inwaterfall
  • as indam
  • as ingate

synonyms for weir

  • cataract
  • chute
  • fall
  • rapids
  • shoot
  • barrier
  • dike
  • levee
  • gate
  • ditch
  • bank
  • grade
  • obstruction
  • barrage
  • hindrance
  • millpond
  • milldam
  • bar
  • fence
  • exit
  • door
  • port
  • conduit
  • opening
  • lock
  • passage
  • access
  • egress
  • portal
  • way
  • issue
  • gateway
  • doorway
  • slammer
  • portcullis
  • turnstile
  • revolving door
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How to use weir in a sentence

This letter contains the first announcement of the scheme of Weir of Hermiston.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Towards the end of October he gave it up for the time being and turned to a more arduous task, the tragic Weir of Hermiston.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Capt. Cinnamond is still in bed with lumbago, whilst Major Weir is staying behind too.
LETTERS OF LT.-COL. GEORGE BRENTON LAURIEGEORGE BRENTON LAURIE
Had the boat been carried over the weir you would have been drowned.
LITTLEBOURNE LOCKF. BAYFORD HARRISON
Near to his cottage on the river-bank was a dam or weir, over which the water trickled here and there a few inches deep.
OUR CATS AND ALL ABOUT THEMHARRISON WEIR
A mile and a half from Warkworth there is another weir, a great straight wall of cement, with a passage for fish on either side.
THE RIVERS OF GREAT BRITAIN: RIVERS OF THE EAST COASTVARIOUS
A reef in the river has made it possible to dispense with a permanent weir.
THE PANJAB, NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE, AND KASHMIRSIR JAMES MCCRONE DOUIE
The large weir is of great width, and of crescent shape, with a wooded island at its foot.
THE RIVERS OF GREAT BRITAIN: RIVERS OF THE EAST COASTVARIOUS
But this rapturous noise of swift-flowing water sounded but faintly, for a hundred yards below was the weir.
THE ANGEL OF PAINE. F. BENSON
Weir of Hermiston he felt to be his very best—St Ives now and then went gaily.
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSONMARGARET MOYES BLACK
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WEIR

  • bank
  • barrage
  • barrier
  • dike
  • ditch
  • gate
  • grade
  • hindrance
  • levee
  • milldam
  • millpond
  • obstruction
  • weir
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.