Synonyms of water in English:



  • 2 he had a house down by the water
    sea, ocean; lake, loch, pond, pool, reservoir; river
    he had a house down by the water
    [Antonyms] land


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  • 2 Ralph's eyes were watering my mouth watered as I looked at the strawberries
    moisten, exude water, become wet, leak; cry, weep; salivate


get into hot/deep water

whenever we spoke out, we got into hot water be severely reprimandedbe upbraidedbe scoldedget a scoldingbe admonishedbe castigatedbe rebukedbe chastisedbe censuredbe criticized severelybe taken to taskget into troublebe hauled over the coals informalcatch itget what forbe told offget hellget into shtookget a dressing-downget an earfulget a roastingget a rocketget a rollickingget a rap over the knucklesget a slap on the wrist

hold water

there are times when this theory just does not hold water
[Antonyms] fall down
be tenablering truebear examination/scrutinysurvive investigationmake sensework outstand uphold upbe convincingbe plausiblebe verifiablebe provablebe sound


water something down

Word links

aqueous relating to water
aqua- related prefix, as in aquaculture
hydro- related prefix, as in hydroelectric
hydrophobia fear of water

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