EN[ˈɹɪvə] [ˈɹɪvɚ] [-ɪvə(ɹ)] [ˈɹaɪvə] [ˈɹaɪvɚ] [-aɪvə(ɹ)]
  • A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, sea, lake or another river. In some cases a river flows into the ground and becomes dry at the end of its course without reaching another body of water.
  • Rivers are part of the hydrological cycle.
  • Extraterrestrial rivers have recently been found on Titan. Channels may indicate past rivers on other planets, specifically outflow channels on Mars and are theorised to exist on planets and moons in habitable zones of stars.
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    Definition of river in English Dictionary

  • NounPLriversSUF-er
    1. A large and often winding stream which drains a land mass, carrying water down from higher areas to a lower point, ending at an ocean or in an inland sea.
      1. Any large flow of a liquid in a single body.
        1. a river of blood ‎
      2. (poker) The last card dealt in a hand.
        1. One who rives or splits.
        2. VerbSGriversPRriveringPT, PPrivered
          1. (poker) To improve one’s hand to beat another player on the final card in a poker game.
            1. Johnny rivered me by drawing that ace of spades.
        3. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • He showed me the river of living water, sparkling like crystal, flowing from the throne of God. ‎
            • The Ordos region in the narrower sense is nomadic by history, in contrast to the agricultural and densely populated southeastern loess part that stretches up to the Wei river valley.
            • The meander in the river had been become incised as a result of tectonic uplift
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • In heavy rain, the cavalry couldn't get across the river.
            • European adventurers found themselves within a watery world, a tapestry of streams, channels, wetlands, lakes and lush riparian meadows enriched by floodwaters from the Mississippi River.
            • A solitary cotton-wood, with an occasional clump of willows, constitute the sylva of this portion of the river.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Morphemes
            • Suffixes
              • Words by suffix
                • Words suffixed with -er
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
              • Verbs
              Related Links:
              1. fr river
              2. en rivers
              3. en riverside
              4. en rivery
              5. fr rivera
              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of river for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "river" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
              Difficultness: Level 1
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              Definiteness: Level 9
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