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Definition of 'dam'

Noun

  1. a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
       Synonyms: dike dyke
  2. a metric unit of length equal to ten meters
       Synonyms: decameter dekameter decametre dekametre dkm
  3. female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock

Verb

  1. obstruct with, or as if with, a dam; "dam the gorges of the Yangtse River"
       Synonyms: dam up


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