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dams

noun
plural of dam

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a bank of earth constructed to control water
  • the river backed up behind the dam until it formed a new lake

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dams

verb
present tense third-person singular of dam

Synonyms & Antonyms of dams (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to prevent passage through by filling with something
  • ice floes were damming the river

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2 to close up so that no empty spaces remain
  • dam up the pipes

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“Dams.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dams. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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