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Verb
/ˈwôtər/,/ˈwä-/,
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A colorless, transparent, odorless, tasteless liquid that forms the seas, lakes, rivers, and rain and is the basis of the fluids of living organisms,
  1. Pour or sprinkle water over (a plant or an area of ground), typically in order to encourage plant growth
    • - I went out to water the geraniums
  2. Give a drink of water to (an animal)
    • - they stopped to water the horses and to refresh themselves
  3. (of an animal) Drink water

  4. (of a river) Flow through (an area of land)
    • - the valley is watered by the Pines River
  5. Take a fresh supply of water on board (a ship or steam train)
    • - the ship was watered and fresh livestock taken aboard
  6. Increase (a company's debt, or nominal capital) by the issue of new shares without a corresponding addition to assets

  7. (of the eyes) Become full of moisture or tears
    • - Rory blinked, his eyes watering
  8. (of the mouth) Produce saliva, typically in response to the sight or smell of appetizing food
    • - the smell of frying bacon made Hilary's mouth water
  9. Dilute or adulterate (a drink, typically an alcoholic one) with water
    • - staff at the club had been watering down the drinks
  10. Make a statement or proposal less forceful or controversial by changing or leaving out certain details
    • - the army's report of its investigation was considerably watered down
Noun
  1. A colorless, transparent, odorless, tasteless liquid that forms the seas, lakes, rivers, and rain and is the basis of the fluids of living organisms

  2. This as supplied to houses or commercial establishments through pipes and taps
    • - each bedroom has a washbasin with hot and cold water
    • - water pipes
  3. One of the four elements in ancient and medieval philosophy and in astrology (considered essential to the nature of the signs Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces)
    • - a water sign
  4. The water of a mineral spring, typically as used medicinally for bathing in or drinking
    • - resorts where southerners came to take the waters
  5. A solution of a specified substance in water
    • - ammonia water
  6. Urine
    • - drinking alcohol will make you need to pass water more often
  7. The amniotic fluid surrounding a fetus in the womb, esp. as discharged in a flow shortly before birth
    • - I think my waters have broken
  8. A stretch or area of water, such as a river, sea, or lake
    • - the lawns ran down to the water's edge
  9. The surface of such an area of water
    • - she ducked under the water
  10. Found in, on, or near such areas of water
    • - a water plant
  11. The water of a particular sea, river, or lake
    • - the waters of Hudson Bay
    • - the government is taking us into unknown waters with these changes in the legislation
  12. An area of sea regarded as under the jurisdiction of a particular country
    • - Japanese coastal waters
  13. The quality of transparency and brilliance shown by a diamond or other gem

  14. Capital stock that represents a book value greater than the true assets of a company


  1. binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
  2. supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams; "Water the fields"
  3. body of water: the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean); "they invaded our territorial waters"; "they were sitting by the water's edge"
  4. provide with water; "We watered the buffalo"
  5. once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
  6. secrete or form water, as tears or saliva; "My mouth watered at the prospect of a good dinner"; "His eyes watered"
  7. Water is a chemical substance with the chemical formula H2O. Its molecule contains one oxygen and two hydrogen atoms connected by covalent bonds. Water is a liquid at ambient conditions, but it often co-exists on Earth with its solid state, ice, and gaseous state, water vapor or steam.
  8. Water is a 1985 comedy film scripted by Dick Clement and Ian Le Frenais, directed by Clement, and starring Michael Caine. This HandMade Films production was released in U.S. theatres in April 1986 by Atlantic Releasing.
  9. Water (वाटर), is a 2005 Canadian film directed and written by Deepa Mehta, with the dialog translated to Hindi with the assistance of Anurag Kashyap. It is set in 1938 and explores the lives of widows at an ashram in Varanasi, India. The film is also the third part of Mehta's Elements trilogy. ...
  10. Water is an album released in 2003 by Annabelle Chvostek.
  11. The Sea or the Water is an area of the sky in which many water-related, and few land-related, constellations occur. This may be due to the fact that the Sun passed through this part of the sky during the rainy season.
  12. "Water" is the second episode of season 1 of the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica television series.
  13. A clear liquid having the chemical formula H2O, required by all forms of life on Earth; Mineral water; Spa water; One of the four basic elements; One of the five basic elements (see Wikipedia article on the Classical elements); A sea belonging to particular country; Any body of water, ...
  14. (C. WATERS (WI)) "Great goalkeeper jersey for $10.00!! Looks great and good quality." (E19150)
  15. (WATERS) "Peoples, nations, multitudes and tongues" (Rev. 17:15). Used literally in similes. Also it represents creeds, beliefs, truths, life-giving truth.
  16. For protein crystallography, the protein is crystallized from aqueous solution. In order to preserve the regularity in the ordered array of crystallized protein molecules, the crystal must not be dehydrated -- it is kept moist with the mother liquor from which the crystal formed. ...
  17. For the purpose of filling swimming pools and swimmers drinking to properly hydrate themselves.
  18. Refers to the chemical compound, H2O, as well as its liquid form. At atmospheric temperatures and pressures, it can exist in all three phases: solid (ice), liquid (water), and gaseous (water vapor). It is a vital, life-sustaining part of life on earth.
  19. The liquid that descends from the clouds as rain and forms lakes, streams and seas (ocean). Water is a major constituent of all living matter. An odorless, colorless, tasteless liquid which exists as ice in solid form (phase) and steam in vapor form (phase). ...
  20. Element corresponding to the West, associated with the colors light green, medium blue, and silver.
  21. Water is essential. Plan on maintaining a supply of drinking water for each member of the household. One gallon per day, per person is considered reasonable.
  22. An oxide of hydrogen. It is one of the most common compounds on the earth. It does not conduct electricity in its pure state although it can be electrolysed if small amounts of acid or alkali are added. The products are hydrogen and oxygen. The water which we drink is never pure.
  23. brim; lagustream; wæter
  24. The chemical substance that covers nearly three-fourths of Earth's surface. It is necessary to life as we know it.
  25. Water consists of two hydrogen atom and one oxygen atom (H2O). Water covers three-fourths of the Earth's surface, 60-70% of the world's weight, regenerates and redistributes through evaporation and other atmospheric processes. ...