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

    get into hot 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
    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