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levee

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of levee

  1. 1 a bank of earth constructed to control water the raging floodwaters were too much for the levee to handle Synonyms of levee dike, embankment, head, damWords Related to levee breakwater, jetty, seawall; breastwork, bulwark, earthwork, rampart; canal, channel, ditch, gutter, trough; lock; barricade, barrier, block; floodgate, sluice; barrage, milldam, stank [British], weir

  2. 2 a structure used by boats and ships for taking on or landing cargo and passengers we tied the boat up at the levee and started unloading the fish we had caught Synonyms of levee float, jetty, landing, dock, pier, quai, quay, wharfWords Related to levee berth, mooring, slip; embarcadero [West]; dockyard, marina, quayage, shipyard, wharfage



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