Water Meaning and Definition


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

Water meaning

Word: Water

How to pronounce: ˈwɔːtə

Noun

Definitions:

1. A colorless, transparent, odorless liquid that forms the seas, lakes, rivers, and rain and is the basis of the fluids of living organisms.

Example sentences: "They are dissolved in warm water and the liquid is taken as a drink between meals."

2. A stretch or area of water, such as a river, sea, or lake.

Example sentences: "The lawns ran down to the water's edge"

3. Urine.

4. The amniotic fluid surrounding a fetus in the womb, especially as discharged in a flow shortly before birth.

Example sentences: "I think my waters have broken"

5. The quality of transparency and brilliance shown by a diamond or other gem.

6. Capital stock that represents a book value greater than the true assets of a company.

Verb

Definitions:

1. Pour or sprinkle water over (a plant or area) in order to encourage plant growth.

Example sentences: "I went out to water the geraniums"

2. (of the eyes) become full of moisture or tears.

Example sentences: "Rory blinked, his eyes watering"

3. Dilute or adulterate (a drink, typically an alcoholic one) with water.

Example sentences: "Staff at the club had been watering down the drinks"

4. Increase (a company's debt, or nominal capital) by the issue of new shares without a corresponding addition to assets.


Synonyms:

aquatic

waterborne

waterfowl

aquatic area

aqueous

hydrous

tap

plumbing

moisture

water content

wet

soak

waterbody

reservoir

pond

water supply

irrigate

wash

urinate

give to drink

drench


Antonyms:

land

fire

water vapor

wind

ether

water vapour

wood

flame

breeze

ester

dried

dry


Derivations:

waterway

watering

waterfall

waterside

waterless

watery

watered


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Water in Other Languages...

Spanish: Agua

German: Wasser

French: Eau

Italian: Acqua

Turkish: Sular


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