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Detailed Translations for embankment from English to German


embankment [the ~] noun

  1. the embankment (dike; dam; dyke)
    der Deich; der Damm; der Wall; der Kehrdamm; der Sperrdamm
  2. the embankment (waterfront; shore; bank)
    die Wasserseite; Ufer
  3. the embankment
    die Eindämmung; die Eindeichung

Translation Matrix for embankment:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
Damm dam; dike; dyke; embankment barrage; dam; dike; dyke; weir
Deich dam; dike; dyke; embankment barrage; dam; dike; dyke; weir
Eindeichung embankment impoldering; land reclamation; reclaimed land; reclamation; winning
Eindämmung embankment
Kehrdamm dam; dike; dyke; embankment barrage; dam; dike; dyke; weir
Sperrdamm dam; dike; dyke; embankment barrage; dam; dike; dyke; weir
Ufer bank; embankment; shore; waterfront bank; coasts; land; shore; shores; solid ground; strand
Wall dam; dike; dyke; embankment barrage; city wall; dam; land; rampart; shore; solid ground; town rampart; weir
Wasserseite bank; embankment; shore; waterfront

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Synonyms for "embankment":

Related Definitions for "embankment":

  1. a long artificial mound of stone or earth; built to hold back water or to support a road or as protection1

Wiktionary Translations for embankment:

  1. artificial mound of earth and stone

embankment form of embank:

to embank verb (embanks, embanked, embanking)

  1. to embank (limit; restrict; encapsulate; )
    • einschränken verb (schränke ein, schränkst ein, schränkt ein, schränkte ein, schränktet ein, eingeschränkt)
  2. to embank (dam in)
    eindämmen; eindeichen
    • eindämmen verb (dämme ein, dämmst ein, dämmt ein, dämmte ein, dämmtet ein, eingedämmt)
    • eindeichen verb (deiche ein, deichst ein, deicht ein, deichte ein, deichtet ein, eingedeicht)

Conjugations for embank:

  1. embank
  2. embank
  3. embanks
  4. embank
  5. embank
  6. embank
simple past
  1. embanked
  2. embanked
  3. embanked
  4. embanked
  5. embanked
  6. embanked
present perfect
  1. have embanked
  2. have embanked
  3. has embanked
  4. have embanked
  5. have embanked
  6. have embanked
past continuous
  1. was embanking
  2. were embanking
  3. was embanking
  4. were embanking
  5. were embanking
  6. were embanking
  1. shall embank
  2. will embank
  3. will embank
  4. shall embank
  5. will embank
  6. will embank
continuous present
  1. am embanking
  2. are embanking
  3. is embanking
  4. are embanking
  5. are embanking
  6. are embanking
  1. be embanked
  2. be embanked
  3. be embanked
  4. be embanked
  5. be embanked
  6. be embanked
  1. embank!
  2. let's embank!
  3. embanked
  4. embanking
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for embank:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
eindeichen dam in; embank besiege; besieged; besieges; cover; encapsulate; enclose; evnvelope; surround; wrap up
eindämmen dam in; embank besiege; besieged; besieges; bound; confine; cover; curtail; cut back; encapsulate; enclose; end; evnvelope; limit; reduce; restrict; surround; wrap up
einschränken confine; dam; embank; encapsulate; enclose; envelope; limit; restrict abridge; besiege; besieged; besieges; bound; clip; confine; cover; crop; curtail; cut back; cut down; decrease; diminish; dwindle; economise; economize; encapsulate; enclose; end; evnvelope; have left; lessen; limit; mark down; moderate; reduce; restrict; save; scale down; shorten; shrink away; slacken; spare; surround; trim; wrap up

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Synonyms for "embank":

Related Definitions for "embank":

  1. enclose with banks, as for support or protection1
    • The river was embanked with a dyke1

Related Translations for embankment