Synonyms of dam in English:

dam


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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