Synonyms of water in English:

water


See definition of water

noun

1‘a glass of water’

SYNONYMS
aqua
technical H₂O
rare Adam's ale

2‘he had a house down by the water’

SYNONYMS
sea, ocean
lake, loch, pond, pool, reservoir
river
ANTONYMS

land


verb

1‘he told me to water the plants’

SYNONYMS
sprinkle, moisten, dampen, wet, spray, splash
soak, douse, souse, drench, saturate, flood, waterlog
hose, hose down, water down
archaic sodden
ANTONYMS

dry out, parch

2‘Ralph's eyes were watering’

SYNONYMS
moisten, exude water, become wet, leak
cry, weep
salivate

3‘he was accused of watering the claret’

SYNONYMS
dilute, water down, add water to, thin, thin out, make thin, make thinner, weaken, make weak, make weaker
adulterate, doctor, taint, mix
informal cut

Phrases

    water something down

    1‘staff at the club had watered down the drinks’


    SYNONYMS

    dilute, add water to, water, thin, thin out, make thin, make thinner, weaken, make weak, make weaker

    adulterate, doctor, taint, mix

    informal

    cut

    2‘in the end the proposals were considerably watered down’


    SYNONYMS

    moderate, temper, qualify, mitigate, mute, mellow, tone down, soften

    subdue, curb, tame, calm, bridle

    understate, underemphasize, play down, soft-pedal, downplay

    ANTONYMS

    enhance, strengthen

    get into hot/deep water

    ‘whenever we spoke out, we got into hot water’


    SYNONYMS

    be severely reprimanded, be upbraided, be scolded, get a scolding, be admonished, be castigated, be rebuked, be chastised, be censured, be criticized severely, be taken to task, get into trouble, be hauled over the coals

    catch it, get what for, be told off, get hell, get into shtook, get a dressing-down, get an earful, get a roasting, get a rocket, get a rollicking, get a rap over the knuckles, get a slap on the wrist