Antonyms

1. oxbow

noun. ['ˈɑːksˌboʊ'] a wooden framework bent in the shape of a U; its upper ends are attached to the horizontal yoke and the loop goes around the neck of an ox.

Antonyms

  • leave

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Rhymes with Oxbow Lake

  • partake
  • mistake
  • forsake
  • retake
  • remake
  • betake
  • steak
  • stake
  • spake
  • snake
  • shrake
  • schwake
  • schnake
  • schlake
  • quake
  • plake
  • opaque
  • flake
  • drake
  • break
  • brake
  • blake
  • awake
  • yake
  • wake
  • take
  • shake
  • shaikh
  • shaik
  • schake

Sentences with oxbow-lake


1. Noun Phrase
An oxbow lake is a crescent-shaped lake that results from the meandering course of a river along a floodplain.

2. Noun Phrase
This area becomes separated from the main river and is known as an oxbow lake.

3. Noun Phrase
According to Enchanted Gardens Wetlands Restoration, the defining factor in the formation of an oxbow lake is erosion.

4. Noun Phrase
This leaves an abandoned meander called an oxbow lake.

2. oxbow

noun. ['ˈɑːksˌboʊ'] a U-shaped curve in a stream.

Antonyms

  • unfasten

3. oxbow

noun. ['ˈɑːksˌboʊ'] the land inside an oxbow bend in a river.

Synonyms

  • land
  • solid ground
  • earth
  • ground
  • dry land

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • straight line

4. 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)

5. 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)

6. 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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