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1. ridge

noun. ['ˈrɪdʒ'] a long narrow natural elevation or striation.

Synonyms

  • dune
  • ledge
  • ripple mark
  • elevation
  • bar
  • sand dune
  • reef
  • bank
  • shelf
  • natural elevation

Antonyms

  • mistrust
  • distrust
  • disbelieve
  • withdraw

Etymology

  • rigge (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Ridge

  • miscavige
  • relig
  • midge

Example sentences of the word ridge


1. Noun, singular or mass
Cut just before the branch collar and branch bark ridge.

Quotes containing the word ridge


1. A pine tree standeth lonelyIn the North on an upland bare;It standeth whitely shroudedWith snow, and sleepeth there.It dreameth of a Palm treeWhich far in the East alone,In the mournful silence standethOn its ridge of burning stone.
- Heinrich Heine

2. ridge

noun. ['ˈrɪdʒ'] a long narrow range of hills.

Synonyms

  • geological formation
  • arete
  • hogback
  • ridgeline
  • horseback

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • evolution
  • increment
  • irreversible process

Etymology

  • rigge (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. ridge

verb. ['ˈrɪdʒ'] spade into alternate ridges and troughs.

Antonyms

  • heat

Etymology

  • rigge (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. ridge

noun. ['ˈrɪdʒ'] a beam laid along the edge where two sloping sides of a roof meet at the top; provides an attachment for the upper ends of rafters.

Synonyms

  • gable roof
  • ridgepole
  • saddleback
  • saddle roof
  • rooftree
  • beam

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • fall
  • proliferation
  • free

Etymology

  • rigge (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. ridge

verb. ['ˈrɪdʒ'] form into a ridge.

Synonyms

  • shape

Antonyms

  • head
  • rear

Etymology

  • rigge (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. ridge

verb. ['ˈrɪdʒ'] throw soil toward (a crop row) from both sides.

Antonyms

  • tense

Etymology

  • rigge (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. ridge

noun. ['ˈrɪdʒ'] a long narrow natural elevation on the floor of the ocean.

Synonyms

  • geological formation

Antonyms

  • increase
  • decrement

Etymology

  • rigge (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. ridge

noun. ['ˈrɪdʒ'] any long raised strip.

Synonyms

  • corrugation
  • rhaphe
  • convex shape
  • raphe

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • ride
  • ending
  • natural elevation

Etymology

  • rigge (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. ridge

verb. ['ˈrɪdʒ'] extend in ridges.

Synonyms

  • continue
  • cover

Antonyms

  • demulsify
  • cool
  • curdle

Etymology

  • rigge (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. ridge

noun. ['ˈrɪdʒ'] any long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane.

Synonyms

  • appendage
  • superciliary ridge
  • process
  • supraorbital ridge
  • supraorbital torus
  • outgrowth

Antonyms

  • permit
  • unbar
  • unfasten
  • raise

Etymology

  • rigge (Middle English (1100-1500))
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