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1. water

noun. ['ˈwɔtɝ'] binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent.

Synonyms

  • body of water
  • binary compound
  • hydrogen
  • perspiration
  • limewater
  • sudor
  • ice
  • teardrop
  • bilge water
  • dishwater
  • atomic number 8
  • distilled water
  • meltwater
  • ground water
  • seawater
  • water ice
  • tear
  • well water
  • liquid
  • saltwater
  • water of crystallisation
  • snowflake
  • fresh water
  • snow mist
  • diamond dust
  • atomic number 1
  • water of crystallization
  • ice crystal
  • flake
  • bilge
  • freshwater
  • frost snow
  • bath water
  • ice needle
  • H2O
  • sweat
  • H
  • frost mist
  • soft water
  • holy water
  • spring water
  • slush
  • oxygen
  • hard water
  • water of hydration
  • O
  • poudrin
  • tap water

Antonyms

  • fresh water
  • hard water
  • saltwater
  • unmusical

Etymology

  • water (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wæter (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Water

  • straughter
  • slaughter
  • vawter
  • sautter
  • lawter
  • daughter
  • boughter

How do you pronounce water?

Pronounce water as ˈwɔtər.

US - How to pronounce water in American English

UK - How to pronounce water in British English

Example sentences of the word water


1. Noun, singular or mass
Season the water to taste with kosher salt before you add the chicken to it.

Quotes containing the word water


1. A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

2. Summer is a great time to visit art museums, which offer the refreshing rinse of swimming pools - only instead of cool water, you immerse yourself in art.
- Jerry Saltz

3. The one thing I don't consume during 'Today' - which surprises many people - is coffee. I find that a lot of water helps wake me up, without the buzz. I love coffee, but usually reserve a double espresso as an afternoon pick-me-up before settling in to do the weekend 'Nightly News.'
- Lester Holt

2. water-skiing

noun. skiing on water while being towed by a motorboat.

Synonyms

  • water sport

3. water-wash

verb. wash with water.

Synonyms

  • launder

Antonyms

  • dirty
  • handwash

4. water-cooled

adjective. kept cool or designed to be kept cool by means of water especially circulating water.

Antonyms

  • heat

5. water

noun. ['ˈwɔtɝ'] the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean).

Synonyms

  • pool
  • sea
  • ford
  • estuary
  • thing
  • inlet
  • flowage
  • shoal
  • international waters
  • high sea
  • lake
  • crossing
  • watercourse
  • briny
  • falls
  • polynya
  • waterway
  • shallow
  • bay
  • gulf
  • offing
  • main
  • sound
  • Earth's surface
  • stream
  • drink
  • channel
  • mid-water
  • surface
  • seven seas
  • hydrosphere
  • H2O
  • backwater
  • embayment
  • puddle
  • waterfall
  • territorial waters
  • ocean
  • recess

Antonyms

  • international waters
  • high sea
  • tearless
  • nondisposable

Etymology

  • water (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wæter (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. water

verb. ['ˈwɔtɝ'] supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams.

Synonyms

  • flush
  • hose down
  • wet
  • irrigate
  • hush

Antonyms

  • unimportant
  • dependent
  • mild
  • consonant

Etymology

  • water (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wæter (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. water

noun. ['ˈwɔtɝ'] a facility that provides a source of water.

Synonyms

  • water system
  • infrastructure
  • reservoir
  • facility
  • man-made lake
  • water supply
  • water main
  • artificial lake
  • installation

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • linger
  • laugh
  • gaseous

Etymology

  • water (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wæter (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. water

verb. ['ˈwɔtɝ'] secrete or form water, as tears or saliva.

Synonyms

  • release

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • past

Etymology

  • water (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wæter (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. water

noun. ['ˈwɔtɝ'] once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles).

Antonyms

  • inessential

Etymology

  • water (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wæter (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. water

verb. ['ˈwɔtɝ'] provide with water.

Synonyms

  • provide
  • render
  • furnish

Antonyms

  • injured
  • damaged
  • unwholesome
  • broken

Etymology

  • water (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wæter (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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