Synonyms for bridges


1. Bridges, Harry Bridges
usage: United States labor leader who organized the longshoremen (1901-1990)


1. Bridges, Harry Bridges
usage: a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
2. bridge, span, structure, construction
usage: a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected
3. bridge, bridge circuit, circuit, electrical circuit, electric circuit
usage: something resembling a bridge in form or function; "his letters provided a bridge across the centuries"
4. bridge, connection, connexion, connectedness
usage: the hard ridge that forms the upper part of the nose; "her glasses left marks on the bridge of her nose"
5. bridge, structure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structure
usage: any of various card games based on whist for four players
6. bridge, card game, cards
usage: a wooden support that holds the strings up
7. bridge, support
usage: a denture anchored to teeth on either side of missing teeth
8. bridge, bridgework, denture, dental plate, plate
usage: the link between two lenses; rests on the nose
9. bridge, nosepiece, link, linkup, tie, tie-in
usage: an upper deck where a ship is steered and the captain stands


1. bridge, bridge over, connect, link, tie, link up
usage: connect or reduce the distance between
2. bridge, join, bring together
usage: make a bridge across; "bridge a river"
3. bridge, traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across
usage: cross over on a bridge
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