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Definition 1: a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for sewer in the sense of this definition

(sewer is a kind of ...) a pipe through which liquid is carried away

(... is part of sewer) facility consisting of a system of sewers for carrying off liquid and solid sewage

Definition 2: someone who sews - [noun denoting person]

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

  • a sewer of fine gowns

(sewer is a kind of ...) someone who does work (as sewing or embroidery) with a needle

(... is a kind of sewer ) a sewer who fastens a garment with long loose stitches

(... is a kind of sewer ) someone who sews by operating a sewing machine

(... is a kind of sewer ) a sewer who tucks

Definition 3: misfortune resulting in lost effort or money - [noun denoting state]

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

  • his career was in the gutter
  • all that work went down the sewer
  • pensions are in the toilet

Synonyms for sewer in the sense of this definition

(sewer is a kind of ...) an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes

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