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1. sewage

noun. ['ˈsuːədʒ, ˈsuːɪdʒ'] waste matter carried away in sewers or drains.

Synonyms

  • wastewater
  • waste
  • effluent
  • waste material
  • waste matter
  • waste product
  • sewerage

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • recuperate
  • conserve
  • providence

Etymology

  • -age (English)
  • -age (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sewer (English)
  • asseour (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Sewage

  • acknowledge
  • acknowledge
  • acreage
  • adage
  • advantage
  • advantage
  • advantage
  • afterimage
  • alderidge
  • alderidge
  • aldridge
  • amperage
  • anchorage
  • appendage
  • arledge
  • armitage
  • arrearage
  • assemblage
  • babbage
  • baggage

Example sentences of the word sewage


1. Noun, singular or mass
Moreover, raw sewage is an ideal medium for many pathogenic organisms that grow outside the body.

Quotes containing the word sewage


1. Down there between our legs, it's like an entertainment complex in the middle of a sewage system. Who designed that?
- Neil deGrasse Tyson, Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier

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