Synonyms & Antonyms of river

1 a passageway for water
  • A fallen tree branch was floating down the river.

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2 an overwhelming flow or rush of something
  • Jet streams can be thought of as giant rivers of air that circulate around the globe.
  • He was overwhelmed by the river of new information that the document dump provided.

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The first known use of river was in the 14th century

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“River.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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