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1. ladder

noun. ['ˈlædɝ'] steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down.

Synonyms

  • steps
  • extension ladder
  • stepladder
  • rundle
  • Jacob's ladder
  • sea ladder
  • sea steps
  • monkey ladder
  • step ladder
  • pilot ladder
  • rung
  • stairs
  • spoke
  • jack ladder
  • articulated ladder
  • rope ladder

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • ebb
  • arrive
  • malfunction

Etymology

  • hlæder (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Fish Ladder

  • brader
  • bladder
  • shadur
  • sadder
  • radder
  • madere
  • madder
  • madar
  • kadar
  • bader

2. ladder

noun. ['ˈlædɝ'] a row of unravelled stitches.

Synonyms

  • ravel
  • damage
  • harm
  • impairment

Antonyms

  • earned run
  • exempt
  • confine
  • fail

Etymology

  • hlæder (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. ladder

noun. ['ˈlædɝ'] ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress.

Synonyms

  • degree
  • stage
  • level

Antonyms

  • idle
  • stay
  • ravel
  • knot

Etymology

  • hlæder (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. ladder

verb. ['ˈlædɝ'] come unraveled or undone as if by snagging.

Synonyms

  • run
  • unravel
  • split up
  • separate
  • break
  • come apart

Antonyms

  • snarl
  • unite
  • unify
  • decrease

Etymology

  • hlæder (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. fish

noun. ['ˈfɪʃ'] any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills.

Synonyms

  • Anabas testudineus
  • bottom-feeder
  • cartilaginous fish
  • caudal fin
  • chondrichthian
  • bottom-dweller
  • fishbone
  • climbing perch
  • shoal
  • milt
  • game fish
  • spawner
  • northern snakehead
  • tail fin
  • rough fish
  • roe
  • bony fish
  • young fish
  • fingerling
  • lateral line organ
  • sport fish
  • Pisces
  • mouthbreeder
  • school
  • lateral line
  • aquatic vertebrate
  • bottom lurkers
  • fish scale
  • fin
  • A. testudineus

Antonyms

  • homocercal fin
  • stay
  • effector
  • day school

Etymology

  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. fish

noun. ['ˈfɪʃ'] the flesh of fish used as food.

Synonyms

  • salmon
  • gray mullet
  • eel
  • scrod
  • schrod
  • anchovy
  • hake
  • solid food
  • food
  • grey mullet
  • mullet
  • panfish
  • stockfish
  • smelt
  • rock salmon
  • trout
  • shad
  • alewife

Antonyms

  • achromatic color
  • achromatic
  • spiny-finned fish
  • cool

Etymology

  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. fish

verb. ['ˈfɪʃ'] seek indirectly.

Synonyms

  • angle
  • seek
  • search

Antonyms

  • walk
  • straight line
  • repel
  • get off

Etymology

  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. fish

verb. ['ˈfɪʃ'] catch or try to catch fish or shellfish.

Synonyms

  • angle
  • crab
  • take hold of
  • rail
  • shrimp
  • scallop
  • shark
  • catch
  • grab
  • brail
  • net fish
  • scollop
  • trawl
  • prawn
  • seine

Antonyms

  • reentrant angle
  • oblique angle
  • straighten
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. Fish

noun. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Pisces.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • Pisces
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • adult
  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker

10. Fish

noun. the twelfth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about February 19 to March 20.

Synonyms

  • Pisces

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder

Example sentences of the word fish-ladder


1. Noun Phrase
The highlight of the dam for many is the fish-viewing building where children can watch salmon swim through the fish ladder.

2. Noun Phrase
The dam in Berrien Springs is located 23 miles upriver from Lake Michigan, and features a fish ladder for spawning fish to navigate upstream.

3. Noun Phrase
The dam spans the Columbia River just east of town and offers a free visitor’s center with a museum, interpretive exhibits, a fish ladder and a snack bar.

4. Noun Phrase
Watch the boats rise and fall as they pass through the Ship Canal and stop by the fish ladder to view migrating salmon.

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