Synonyms of dam in English:

dam


See definition of dam

noun

1‘the dam burst after torrential rain’

SYNONYMS
barrage, barrier, wall, embankment, levee, barricade, obstruction, hindrance, blockage

verb

1‘the river was dammed to create a lake’

SYNONYMS
block, block up, obstruct, choke, clog, clog up, bung up, close
technical occlude