What is the meaning of water?


  • Binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent.
  • The part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean. )
    • usage: "they invaded our territorial waters"; "they were sitting by the water's edge"
  • Once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles. )
  • A facility that provides a source of water.
    • usage: "the town debated the purification of the water supply"; "first you have to cut off the water"
  • Liquid excretory product.
    • usage: "there was blood in his urine"; "the child had to make water"
  • A liquid necessary for the life of most animals and plants.
    • usage: "he asked for a drink of water"


  • Supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams.
    • usage: "Water the fields"
  • Provide with water.
    • usage: "We watered the buffalo"
  • Secrete or form water, as tears or saliva.
    • usage: "My mouth watered at the prospect of a good dinner"; "His eyes watered"
  • Fill with tears.
    • usage: "His eyes were watering"
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