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Synonyms of 'bridge'

(noun) 
He walked over the railway bridge.
Synonyms
arch
The theatre is located under old railway arches in the East End.
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viaduct
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flyover
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overpass
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fixed link (Canadian)
(noun) 
They saw themselves as a bridge to peace.
Synonyms
link
They hope to cement close links with Moscow.
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tie
little empire-line coats with ribbon ties
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bond
the bond that linked them
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connection
Check radiators for small leaks, especially round pipework connections.
(verb) 
Definition
to build or provide a bridge over (something)
a tree used to bridge the river
Synonyms
span
the humped iron bridge spanning the railway
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cross
A bridge crosses the river about half a mile outside the village.
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go over
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cross over
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traverse
I traversed the narrow pedestrian bridge.
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reach across
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extend across
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arch over
(verb) 
She bridged the gap between pop music and opera.
Synonyms
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unite
They have agreed to unite their efforts to bring peace.
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Opposites
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keep apart
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sunder
(verb) 
It is unlikely that the two sides will be able to bridge their differences.
Synonyms
connect
There is no evidence to connect him to the robberies.
I wouldn't have connected the two events if you hadn't said that.
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join
The opened link is used to join the two ends of the chain.
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link
the Channel Tunnel linking Britain and France

related words

related adjective pontine

subject word lists

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Additional synonyms

in the sense of bond
Definition
something that brings or holds people together
the bond that linked them
in the sense of connection
Definition
a link or bond
Check radiators for small leaks, especially round pipework connections.
Synonyms
coupling,
tie,
USB port
in the sense of cross
Definition
to move or go across (something)
A bridge crosses the river about half a mile outside the village.
Synonyms
go across,
extend over

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