Synonyms of river in English:

river


See definition of river

noun

1

SYNONYMS

watercourse, waterway, stream, tributary, brook, inlet, rivulet, rill, runnel, streamlet, freshet

canal, channel

Northern English Scottish informal burn

Northern English beck

British dialect bourn

North American NZ Australian creek

Australian billabong

rare rillet

2‘a river of molten lava’

SYNONYMS

stream, torrent, flood, deluge, cascade

spate, wave


Phrases

    sell someone down the river

      SYNONYMS

      cheat, trick, swindle, defraud, dupe, hoodwink

      double-cross, betray, deceive, sell out, stab in the back

      exploit, take advantage of

      do, con, take for a ride, sell, diddle, bamboozle, finagle, bilk, rip off, fleece