Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Dictionary Suite
Display options


parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
burn one's bridges
Word Combinations (noun, verb)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a structure that extends a road, path, or other route over an obstacle such as a river or railway, to allow for continuous travel.
definition 2: something that serves to connect separate things, concepts, people, or groups.
definition 3: the bony part of the human nose, just below eye level.
definition 4: a platform from which a ship is navigated or controlled.
definition 5: an artificial tooth, or teeth, connected to natural ones.
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
phrase: burn one's bridges
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: bridges, bridging, bridged
definition: to form a connecting link over or between.
Is it possible to bridge the gap between liberals and conservatives?A suspended walkway bridges the distance between the mainland and the small island.Time has not bridged the rift between the two brothers.
similar words:
arch, span, traverse
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature