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water

wa·ter

water

 
 
pronunciation:
waw tr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb, adjective
phrases:
hold water, by water
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a transparent, tasteless, and odorless liquid that takes the form of rain, rivers, oceans, and lakes and is required to sustain most forms of life.
 
definition 2: a body of such liquid such as a lake or sea.
similar words:
drink
definition 3: a supply of water.
He left the water running in the bathroom sink.
definition 4: a particular kind of water, or a solution that has water as the solvent.
soda waterrose water
definition 5: sweat, urine, or other liquid secreted by the body.
definition 6: the level of a body of water as determined by the tide.
phrase: hold water
phrase: by water
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: watered, watering, waters
definition 1: to pour or sprinkle water on.
He watered the plants.
 
definition 2: to provide drinking water for.
They stopped at the stream to water their horses.
definition 3: to dilute or soften with, or as if with, water (often fol. by down).
They watered down the wine.She watered down the story of the accident.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to produce or secrete liquid.
Chopping onions makes my eyes water.
definition 2: to drink water.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to water.
similar words:
aquatic
definition 2: acting as a container for water.
a water bottle
definition 3: powered by water.
a water mill
derivations: waterlike (adj.), waterer (n.)
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elements in water
means of transportation on water
some actions involving water
some actions of moving water
some areas of flowing water
some bodies of water
some kinds of water
some natural processes involving water
some states of water
some things that contain water
some things that live in water
some uses for water
things that control the flow of water
units for measuring water