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1. lake

noun. ['ˈleɪk'] a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land.

Synonyms

  • pool
  • inlet
  • lagune
  • loch
  • water
  • lagoon
  • bayou
  • artificial lake
  • lough
  • floor
  • oxbow lake
  • pond
  • laguna
  • reservoir
  • man-made lake
  • tarn
  • recess

Antonyms

  • international waters
  • high sea
  • soft water
  • fresh water

Etymology

  • lachen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lake (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lacu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • laque (French)
  • لاک (Persian)

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Rhymes with Lake

  • partake
  • mistake
  • forsake
  • retake
  • remake
  • betake
  • steak
  • stake
  • spake
  • snake
  • shrake
  • schwake
  • schnake
  • quake
  • opaque
  • drake
  • break
  • brake
  • awake
  • yake
  • wake
  • take
  • shake
  • shaikh
  • shaik
  • schake
  • sake
  • rake
  • pake
  • paik

Sentences with lake


1. Noun, singular or mass
The lake offers warm water during the summer months, making swimming fun and entertaining.

2. Verb, base form
The sunlit guest rooms include options like private gardens, outdoor private hot tubs or lake view porches.

Quotes about lake


1. What 'War and Peace' is to the novel and 'Hamlet' is to the theater, Swan Lake' is to ballet - that is, the name which to many people stands for and sums up an art form.
- Robert Gottlieb

2. Afterward, I had the last laugh. I made an air bubble at the bottom of the lake. Our friends kept waiting for us to come up, but hey-when you are the son of Poseidon, you don't have to hurry. And it was pretty much the best underwater kiss of all time.
- Rick Riordan

3. Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.
- Wallace Stevens

2. lake

noun. ['ˈleɪk'] any of numerous bright translucent organic pigments.

Antonyms

  • saltwater

Etymology

  • lachen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lake (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lacu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • laque (French)
  • لاک (Persian)

3. lake

noun. ['ˈleɪk'] a purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal.

Antonyms

  • empty

Etymology

  • lachen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lake (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lacu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • laque (French)
  • لاک (Persian)
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