watering place

wa·ter·ing place
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [waw-ter-ing, wot-er- pleys]
    • /ˈwɔ tər ɪŋ, ˈwɒt ər- pleɪs/
    • /ˈwɔː.tər pleɪs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter-ing, wot-er- pleys]
    • /ˈwɔ tər ɪŋ, ˈwɒt ər- pleɪs/

Definitions of watering place words

  • noun watering place British. a seaside or lakeside vacation resort featuring bathing, boating, etc. 1
  • noun watering place a health resort near mineral springs, a lake, or the sea, featuring therapeutic baths, water cures, or the like. 1
  • noun watering place a place where drinking water may be obtained by humans or animals, as a spring or water hole. 1
  • noun watering place watering hole. 1
  • noun watering place a place where drinking water for men or animals may be obtained 0
  • noun watering place a spa 0

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Origin of watering place

First appearance:

before 1400
One of the 24% oldest English words
late Middle English word dating back to 1400-50

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Parts of speech for Watering place


watering place popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 60% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

watering place usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for watering place

noun watering place

  • hydrolysate — any compound formed by hydrolysis.
  • mineral spring — a spring of water that contains a significant amount of dissolved minerals.
  • well — in a good or satisfactory manner: Business is going well.
  • wells — a hole drilled or bored into the earth to obtain water, petroleum, natural gas, brine, or sulfur.

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