lake

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈleɪk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/leɪk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lāk)


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lake

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. Lake [Michigan, Tahoe, Victoria]
  2. a [deep, shallow, vast, small, mountain] lake
  3. a [freshwater, saltwater] lake
  4. a [house, property, home] by the lake
  5. a [naturally formed, artificial] lake
  6. go swimming in the lake
  7. go for a [stroll, walk, jog, picnic] by the lake
  8. went on a boat [trip, cruise] on the lake
  9. saw [birds, ducks] on the lake
  10. feed the ducks by the lake
  11. the lake is frozen over
  12. a frozen lake
  13. (ice) fishing on the lake
  14. drove across the frozen lake
  15. a [foot and a half] of ice on the lake
  16. the ice on the lake is a [foot and a half] thick
  17. slang: go jump in the lake!
  18. a lake of [spicy, creamy, cheese] sauce
  19. textiles: forms a [red, blue, dark] lake
n as adj
  1. UK: spent a [few days, week] in the Lake District
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