dike

Synonyms and related words:
Autobahn, US highway, abatis, abysm, abyss, advanced work, alley, alleyway, aqueduct, arch dam, arroyo, arterial, arterial highway, arterial street, artery, artificial lake, autoroute, autostrada, avenue, backstop, balistraria, bamboo curtain, bank, banquette, bar, barbed-wire entanglement, barbican, barrage, barricade, barrier, bartizan, bastion, battlement, bayou lake, bear-trap dam, beaver dam, belt highway, blind alley, boom, bore, boulevard, box canyon, breach, break, breakwater, breastwork, brick wall, buffer, bulkhead, bulwark, burrow, bypass, byway, camino real, canal, canalization, canalize, canyon, carriageway, carve, casemate, causeway, causey, cavity, chamfer, channel, chap, chasm, chaussee, check, cheval-de-frise, chimney, chink, chisel, chute, circumferential, circumvallation, cistern, cleft, cleuch, close, clough, cofferdam, col, contravallation, corduroy road, corrugate, coulee, couloir, counterscarp, country rock, county road, court, crack, cranny, crescent, crevasse, crevice, crimp, cul-de-sac, curtain, cut, cwm, dado, dam, dead water, dead-end street, defense, defile, dell, delve, demibastion, deposit, dig, dig out, dirt road, ditch, donga, draw, drawbridge, dredge, drill, drive, driveway, earthwork, embankment, enclosure, engrave, entanglement, entrenchment, escarp, escarpment, etang, excavate, excavation, expressway, farm pond, fault, fence, fieldwork, fishpond, fissure, flaw, flume, flute, fortalice, fortification, fosse, fracture, freeway, freshwater lake, furrow, gangue, gap, gape, gash, gate, glacial lake, glacis, goffer, gorge, gouge, gouge out, gravel road, gravity dam, groin, groove, grub, gulch, gulf, gully, gutter, ha-ha, highroad, highway, highways and byways, hole, hydraulic-fill dam, incise, incision, inland sea, interstate highway, iron curtain, jam, jetty, joint, kennel, kloof, lagoon, laguna, lake, lakelet, landlocked water, lane, leak, leaping weir, levee, linn, local road, loch, lode, lodestuff, logjam, loophole, lough, lower, lunette, machicolation, main drag, main road, mantelet, matrix, mere, merlon, mews, milldam, millpond, millpool, mine, mineral deposit, moat, mole, motorway, mound, notch, nullah, nyanza, opening, ore bed, outwork, oxbow lake, palisade, parados, parapet, parkway, pass, passage, pave, paved road, pay dirt, pike, place, plank road, plash, pleat, plow, pond, pondlet, pool, portcullis, postern gate, primary highway, private road, puddle, quarry, rabbet, rampart, ravelin, ravine, redan, redoubt, rent, reservoir, rifle, rift, right-of-way, rime, ring road, road, roadbed, roadblock, roadway, rock-fill dam, route nationale, row, royal road, rupture, rut, salina, sally port, salt pond, sap, scarp, scissure, sconce, scoop, scoop out, score, scrabble, scrape, scratch, seam, seawall, secondary road, shoot, shovel, shutter dam, sink, slit, slot, spade, speedway, split, stagnant water, standing water, state highway, still water, stock, stockade, stone wall, streak, street, striate, sump, sunk fence, superhighway, tank, tarn, tenaille, terrace, thoroughfare, through street, thruway, tidal pond, toll road, township road, trench, trough, tunnel, turnpike, vallation, valley, vallum, vein, void, volcanic lake, wadi, wall, water hole, water pocket, weir, well, wicket dam, work, wrinkle, wynd

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Dike — Dike, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Diked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Diking}.] [OE. diken, dichen, AS. d[=i]cian to dike. See {Dike}.] 1. To surround or protect with a dike or dry bank; to secure with a bank. [1913 Webster] 2. To drain by a dike or ditch. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dike — (d[imac]), n. [OE. dic, dike, diche, ditch, AS. d[imac]c dike, ditch; akin to D. dijk dike, G. deich, and prob. teich pond, Icel. d[imac]ki dike, ditch, Dan. dige; perh. akin to Gr. tei^chos (for qei^chos) wall, and even E. dough; or perh. to Gr …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dike — Dike, v. i. To work as a ditcher; to dig. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He would thresh and thereto dike and delve. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dike — Dike, IA U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 944 Housing Units (2000): 393 Land area (2000): 1.304685 sq. miles (3.379118 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.304685 sq. miles (3.379118 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Dike, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 944 Housing Units (2000): 393 Land area (2000): 1.304685 sq. miles (3.379118 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.304685 sq. miles (3.379118 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • dike — [daık] n [: Old English; Origin: dic ditch, dike ] another spelling of ↑dyke …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dike — dike1 [dīk] n. [ME < OE dic & ON diki, akin to DITCH, Du dijk, Ger deich < IE base * dhēigw , * dhīgw , to pierce, fasten > L figere, FIX] 1. [Now Brit. Dial.] a) a ditch or watercourse b) the bank of earth thrown up in digging a ditch …   English World dictionary

  • Dike — (gr.), 1) Gerechtigkeit; 2) (Myth.), die Göttin der Gerechtigkeit, s. Asträa, auch eine der Horen; 3) Privatrechtshandel, s. Athen (Ant.) C) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Dike — (»Gerechtigkeit«), eine der Horen (s. d.), Beisitzerin ihres Vaters Zeus, dem sie alle Untaten der Menschen, namentlich ungerechte Richtersprüche, anzeigt; auch verfolgt sie ähnlich den Erinyen selbst die Missetäter. Mit der Zeit ward sie der… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Dike — (grch.), in der griech. Mythologie eine der Horen (s.d.), Tochter des Zeus und der Themis, die Göttin der strafenden und vergeltenden Gerechtigkeit …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Dike — Dike, myth., Tochter des Zeus und der Themis, Göttin der Gerechtigkeit, insofern diese im Gerichte waltend ge dacht wird …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon


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