Synonyms for (noun) bog

Synonyms: bog, peat bog

Definition: wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation; has poorer drainage than a swamp; soil is unfit for cultivation but can be cut and dried and used for fuel

Similar words: wetland

Definition: a low area where the land is saturated with water

Synonyms for (verb) bog

Synonyms: bog, bog down

Definition: get stuck while doing something

Usage: She bogged down many times while she wrote her dissertation

Similar words: break, break off, stop, discontinue

Definition: prevent completion

Usage: stop the project; break off the negotiations


Synonyms: bog, bog down

Definition: cause to slow down or get stuck

Usage: The vote would bog down the house

Similar words: slow, slow down, slow up

Definition: cause to proceed more slowly

Usage: The illness slowed him down