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Definition 1: something resembling a pool of liquid - [noun denoting location]

Samples where puddle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he stood in a pool of light
  • his chair sat in a puddle of books and magazines

Synonyms for puddle in the sense of this definition

(puddle is a kind of ...) a point located with respect to surface features of some region

"this is a nice place for a picnic" "a bright spot on a planet"

Definition 2: a small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid - [noun denoting object]

Samples where puddle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • there were puddles of muddy water in the road after the rain
  • the body lay in a pool of blood

Synonyms for puddle in the sense of this definition

(puddle is a kind of ...) the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)

"they invaded our territorial waters" "they were sitting by the water's edge"

(... is a kind of puddle ) a stagnant pool of water in the bed of a stream that flows intermittently

(... is a kind of puddle ) a puddle of mud

"the children loved a mud puddle"

Definition 3: a mixture of wet clay and sand that can be used to line a pond and that is impervious to water when dry - [noun denoting substance]

(puddle is a kind of ...) a material used by builders to cover surfaces

Definition 4: eliminate urine - [verb of body]

Samples where puddle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug

Synonyms for puddle in the sense of this definition

(puddle is a kind of ...) eliminate from the body

"Pass a kidney stone"

(... is a kind of puddle ) make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating

"This eight year old boy still wets his bed"

(... is a kind of puddle ) urinate, of cattle and horses

(puddle has a similar meaning as ...) pass after the manner of urine

"The sick men urinated blood"

(puddle has a similar meaning as ...) have a bowel movement

"The dog had made in the flower beds"

Definition 5: mix up or confuse - [verb of cognition]

Samples where puddle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He muddled the issues

Synonyms for puddle in the sense of this definition

(puddle is a kind of ...) assemble without order or sense

"She jumbles the words when she is supposed to write a sentence"

Definition 6: mess around, as in a liquid or paste - [verb of contact]

Samples where puddle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The children are having fun puddling in paint

(puddle is a kind of ...) do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly

"The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house"

Definition 7: make into a puddle - [verb of contact]

Samples where puddle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • puddled mire

Synonyms for puddle in the sense of this definition

(puddle is a kind of ...) make turbid by stirring up the sediments of

Definition 8: work a wet mixture, such as concrete or mud - [verb of contact]

(puddle is a kind of ...) compress into a wad

"wad paper into the box"

Definition 9: make a puddle by splashing water - [verb of contact]

(puddle is a kind of ...) dash a liquid upon or against

"The mother splashed the baby's face with water"

Definition 10: dip into mud before planting - [verb of contact]

Samples where puddle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • puddle young plants

(puddle is a kind of ...) put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground

"Let's plant flowers in the garden"

Definition 11: subject to puddling or form by puddling - [verb of creation]

Samples where puddle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • puddle iron

(puddle is a kind of ...) make something, usually for a specific function

"She molded the rice balls carefully" "Form cylinders from the dough" "shape a figure" "Work the metal into a sword"

Definition 12: wade or dabble in a puddle - [verb of motion]

Samples where puddle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The ducks and geese puddled in the backyard

(puddle is a kind of ...) walk (through relatively shallow water)

"Can we wade across the river to the other side?" "Wade the pond"

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