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dam

Synonyms of dam in English:

noun

  • the dam burst after torrential rain
    barrage, barrier, wall, embankment, levee, barricade, obstruction, hindrance, blockage
  • verb

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  • the river was dammed to create a lake
    block (up), obstruct, choke, clog (up), bung up, close
    technical occlude
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