Swamp Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Swamp? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Derivations, Example sentences, Words starting with Swamp, Related sentences, How to pronounce? Synonyms, Words ending with Swamp, Antonyms and more...

Swamp meaning

Word: Swamp

How to pronounce: swɒmp

Noun

Definitions:

1. An area of low-lying, uncultivated ground where water collects; a bog or marsh.

Example sentences: "They usually breed in marshes and brushy swamps with some open water, dense, low vegetation, and perches for singing."

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Overwhelm or flood with water.

Example sentences: "A huge wave swamped the canoes"


Synonyms:

quagmire

bog

marsh

morass

mire

quicksand

mosses

mires

muskeg

marshy

marshland

moors

slough

moor

wetland

fen

backwater

overflow

flood

deluge

boggy

engulf

overwhelm

crush

wash

drown

inundate

submerge


Derivations:

swampland

swampiness

swamper

swampy

swamping

swamped


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Swamp in Other Languages...

Spanish: Pantano

German: Sumpf

French: Marais

Italian: Palude

Turkish: Batak


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