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River (plural Rivers)
  1. A large and often winding stream which drains a land mass, carrying water down from higher areas to a lower point, ending at an ocean or in an inland sea. Occasionally rivers overflow their banks and cause floods.
  2. Any large flow of a liquid in a single body (e.g., 'a river of blood').
  3. (poker) The last card dealt in a hand.


River (third-person singular simple present Rivers, present participle Rivering, simple past and past participle Rivered)

  1. (poker) To improve one’s hand to beat another player on the final card in a poker game.

Adjectives for River

winding; wandering; turbulent; subterranean; trickling; unbridged; whirling; solitary; speeding; mystic; subsiding; soft-flowing; frozen; long; impassable; hissing; historic; narrowed; exulting; far-off; pelting; babbling; ringing; racing; saturnine; rapid; fruitful; leaping; clear; deep-banked; booming; limpid; swollen; rushing; rife; turbid; ruinous; slow; noiseless; flowing; remarkable; encroaching; torrential; murmuring; roaring; majestic; spectral; mighty; unfordable; peaceful; sunlit; meandering; cheerful; pebble-paved; immense; incorrigible; glassy; brattling; capricious; hurrying; sparkling; resplendent; useless; failing; reflecting; quiet; doubling; hesitating; sluggish; salmon-thronged; ever-deepening; imaginary; freshening; gray; swift; silent; channeled; raucous; solemn; foaming; noble; chafing; brimming;

Verbs for River

breast—; bridge—; divert—; emerge from—; ford—; ply—; plunge into—; stock—; —abounds in; —babbles; —batters; — bawls; —chatters; —churns; —eddies; — flows; —foams; —frets; —glides; —glitters; —growls; —gurgles; —laps; —laughs; —leaps; —loiters; —meanders; —murmurs; —races; —rises; —roars; —sallies; —stirs; —subsides; —swells; —threads.


fresh, freshet, gill, kill, lazy stream, meandering stream, midchannel, midstream, millstream, moving road, navigable river, pour, quantity, race, racing stream, rill, rivulet, run, rundle, runlet, runnel, sike, spate, spill stream, stream, stream action, streamlet, subterranean river, torrent, tributary, wadi, watercourse, waterflood, waterway, Niagara, adolescent stream, arroyo, beck, bourn, braided stream, branch, brook, brooklet, burn, cascade, cataract, channel, creek, crick, deluge, estuary, flood, flow, flowing stream,