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

synonyms for weir

  • bank
  • barrier
  • dike
  • ditch
  • gate
  • levee
  • barrage
  • grade
  • hindrance
  • milldam
  • millpond
  • obstruction
  • bar
  • door
  • doorway
  • exit
  • fence
  • port
  • access
  • conduit
  • egress
  • gateway
  • issue
  • lock
  • opening
  • passage
  • portal
  • portcullis
  • slammer
  • turnstile
  • way
  • revolving door

antonyms for weir

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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
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