Synonyms for Dikes:


bodies of water (noun)
straits, wells, Bayous, Bays, Ditches, Estuaries, gulfs, pools, coves, inlets, reservoirs, tanks, fiords, lagoons, lakes, oceans, ponds, puddles, sounds.

Usage examples for dikes

  1. Owners of timber trees, fruit trees, and others used for shelter, ornament, or profit which are cut down or otherwise destroyed shall be made good by his parish or town, as are hedges and dikes overthrown by persons in the night. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  2. 394. The original cost of the dikes of Pelworm is not stated. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh
  3. From the high place on the trail where I was, they looked, in the distance, like nothing so much as columns of centipedes or files of ants all creeping slowly along the dikes of the rice- paddies toward the central place. – The Head Hunters of Northern Luzon From Ifugao to Kalinga A Ride Through the Mountains of Northern Luzon With an Appendix on the Independence of the Philippines by Cornelis De Witt Willcox