Definition of 'dam'
- a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
Synonyms: dike dyke
- a metric unit of length equal to ten meters
Synonyms: decameter dekameter decametre dekametre dkm
- female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock
- obstruct with, or as if with, a dam; "dam the gorges of the Yangtse River"
Synonyms: dam up