Definitions for water

Definitions for (noun) water

Main entry: water, water supply, water system

Definition: a facility that provides a source of water

Usage: the town debated the purification of the water supply; first you have to cut off the water

Main entry: water

Definition: a liquid necessary for the life of most animals and plants

Usage: he asked for a drink of water

Main entry: body of water, water

Definition: the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)

Usage: they invaded our territorial waters; they were sitting by the water's edge

Main entry: H2O, water

Definition: 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

Main entry: water

Definition: once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)

Main entry: pee, piddle, piss, water, weewee, urine

Definition: liquid excretory product

Usage: there was blood in his urine; the child had to make water

Definitions for (verb) water

Main entry: water

Definition: secrete or form water, as tears or saliva

Usage: My mouth watered at the prospect of a good dinner; His eyes watered

Main entry: irrigate, water

Definition: supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams

Usage: Water the fields

Main entry: water

Definition: fill with tears

Usage: His eyes were watering

Main entry: water

Definition: provide with water

Usage: We watered the buffalo

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