dams

The word “dams” has 1 syllable: dams.

It's pronounced as /dæmz/.


What is synonym and antonym for dams?

In the thesaurus, “dams” has 16 synonyms and 8 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for dams along with examples of usage in sentences.


Synonyms for dams

  • bank
  • barrier
  • blocks
  • clog
  • dike
  • ditch
  • embankments
  • fills
  • floods
  • gate
  • levee
  • levees
  • obstructs
  • packs
  • plugs
  • seals

Antonyms for dams

  • clears
  • empties
  • excavates
  • frees
  • unblocks
  • unclogs
  • unplugs
  • unstops

Meanings of dams

  • noun
    1. A structure placed across a flowing body of water to stop the flow or part of the flow, generally for purposes such as retaining or diverting some of the water or retarding the release of accumulated water to avoid abrupt flooding.
    2. The water reservoir resulting from placing such structure.
    3. A device to prevent a tooth from getting wet during dental work, consisting of a rubber sheet held with a band.
    4. A reservoir.
    5. A firebrick wall, or a stone, which forms the front of the hearth of a blast furnace.
    6. Female parent, mother, generally regarding breeding of animals (correlative to sire).
    7. A kind of crowned piece in the game of draughts.
    8. An obsolete Indian copper coin, equal to a fortieth of a rupee.
    9. A former coin of Nepal, 128 of which were worth one mohar.
  • verb
    1. To block the flow of water.

Example Sentences

  • The beavers worked diligently to construct their intricate dams along the river.
  • Engineers monitored the structural integrity of the concrete dams during heavy rainfall.
  • The environmentalists advocated for the preservation of natural habitats by preventing the construction of new dams.
  • Farmers relied on irrigation dams to supply water to their crops during dry seasons.
  • In some regions, communities faced challenges related to the aging infrastructure of old dams.

On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to dams, such as: bank, barrier, blocks, clears, clog, dike, ditch.

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