Synonyms of 'river'
a large natural stream of fresh water flowing along a definite course into the sea, a lake, or a larger riverboating on the river
an abundant stream or flowA river of lava was flowing down the mountainside towards the village.
watching the quiet flow of the olive-green water
A new wave of settlers arrived in the region.
A rush of affection swept over him.
Each year brings a flood of new university graduates.
an incomprehensible spate of words
A torrent of water rushed into the reservoir.
a deluge of criticism
See sell someone down the river
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in the sense of brook
a natural freshwater stream
He threw the hatchet in the brook.
in the sense of creek
a small stream or tributary
Follow Austin Creek for a few miles.
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Thesaurus for river from the Collins English Thesaurus