Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun dike

2 senses of dike

Sense 1
butch, dike, dyke -- ((slang) offensive term for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine)
       => lesbian, tribade, gay woman -- (a female homosexual)

Sense 2
dam, dike, dyke -- (a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea)
       => barrier -- (a structure or object that impedes free movement)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dike

1 sense of dike

Sense 1
dike, dyke -- (enclose with a dike; "dike the land to protect it from water")
       => enclose, close in, inclose, shut in -- (surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence")

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