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1. bridge

noun. ['ˈbrɪdʒ'] a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc..

Synonyms

  • truss bridge
  • pier
  • bateau bridge
  • transit
  • toll bridge
  • rope bridge
  • drawbridge
  • pedestrian bridge
  • overcrossing
  • viaduct
  • arch
  • cantilever bridge
  • structure
  • cattle grid
  • overpass
  • footbridge
  • pontoon bridge
  • lift bridge
  • trestle bridge
  • Bailey bridge
  • steel arch bridge
  • floating bridge
  • suspension bridge
  • cattle guard
  • transportation system
  • trestle
  • span
  • covered bridge
  • construction
  • flyover

Antonyms

  • put option
  • call option
  • disassembly
  • misconstruction

Etymology

  • brigge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brycg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • briggen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brycgian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Bridge

  • miscavige
  • estridge
  • relig
  • ethridge
  • attridge
  • akridge
  • fridge
  • midge

Example sentences of the word bridge


1. Noun, singular or mass
The complement system creates a bridge between the innate immune system and the adaptive immune system.

Quotes containing the word bridge


1. I'm involved in quite a few ministries as a bridge builder, trying to match generous givers and donors to other ministries. Based on my past, I'm also involved in mainly the prison ministry. I go to jails and prisons and share my story, trying to give them some hope.
- Lex Luger

2. Keep all special thoughts and memories for lifetimes to come. Share these keepsakes with others to inspire hope and build from the past, which can bridge to the future.
- Mattie Stepanek

3. So, I'm thinking of a name for a villain that has a sense of humor. I thought of 'The Joker' as a name, and as soon as I thought that, I associate it with the playing card, as my family had a tradition of champion playing; my brother was a contract champion bridge player. There were always cards around the house.
- Jerry Robinson

2. bridge

noun. ['ˈbrɪdʒ'] a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected.

Synonyms

  • bridge circuit
  • electric circuit
  • electrical circuit
  • Wheatstone bridge

Antonyms

  • unstrap
  • unlash
  • unfasten
  • untie

Etymology

  • brigge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brycg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • briggen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brycgian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. bridge

verb. ['ˈbrɪdʒ'] connect or reduce the distance between.

Synonyms

  • connect
  • bridge over
  • link
  • link up

Antonyms

  • show
  • fall short of
  • attend to
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • brigge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brycg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • briggen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brycgian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. bridge

noun. ['ˈbrɪdʒ'] something resembling a bridge in form or function.

Synonyms

  • connexion
  • connectedness

Antonyms

  • good-natured
  • lengthwise
  • uncross

Etymology

  • brigge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brycg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • briggen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brycgian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. bridge

noun. ['ˈbrɪdʒ'] any of various card games based on whist for four players.

Synonyms

  • bridge whist
  • trumping
  • sweep
  • ruff
  • contract bridge
  • auction bridge
  • card game
  • bid
  • contract
  • bidding
  • auction
  • cards
  • declaration

Antonyms

  • straighten
  • inferior
  • straight line
  • unskilled

Etymology

  • brigge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brycg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • briggen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brycgian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. bridge

verb. ['ˈbrɪdʒ'] make a bridge across.

Synonyms

  • bring together

Antonyms

  • unfold
  • unmask

Etymology

  • brigge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brycg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • briggen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brycgian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. bridge

noun. ['ˈbrɪdʒ'] the hard ridge that forms the upper part of the nose.

Synonyms

  • structure
  • complex body part
  • nose
  • nasal
  • body structure
  • olfactory organ
  • nasal bone
  • os nasale
  • bodily structure

Antonyms

  • dissociate
  • separation
  • incoherence
  • disconnectedness

Etymology

  • brigge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brycg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • briggen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brycgian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. bridge

noun. ['ˈbrɪdʒ'] a denture anchored to teeth on either side of missing teeth.

Synonyms

  • dental plate
  • plate
  • bridgework

Antonyms

  • stay
  • widen
  • buy
  • rear

Etymology

  • brigge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brycg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • briggen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brycgian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. bridge

noun. ['ˈbrɪdʒ'] a wooden support that holds the strings up.

Synonyms

  • support

Antonyms

  • pull
  • low

Etymology

  • brigge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brycg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • briggen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brycgian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. bridge

noun. ['ˈbrɪdʒ'] an upper deck where a ship is steered and the captain stands.

Synonyms

  • conning tower
  • pilothouse
  • wheelhouse
  • flybridge
  • bridge deck
  • upper deck
  • fly bridge
  • flying bridge

Antonyms

  • open
  • stand still
  • dirty
  • lose

Etymology

  • brigge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brycg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • briggen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brycgian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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