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dike

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of DIKE

1
a bank of earth constructed to control water <an elaborate system of dikes built to protect the lowlands from the relentless onslaught of the sea>
2
a long narrow channel dug in the earth <water flowed along the dike to the small pond>
Synonyms dike, fosse (or foss), gutter, sheugh [chiefly Scottish], trench, trough
Related Words acequia [Southwest], culvert, drain, draw, gully (also gulley), ravine; drill, furrow; ha-ha, moat, stank [British dialect], sunk fence; kennel

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