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

6 senses of ridge

Sense 1
ridge -- (a long narrow natural elevation or striation)
       => natural elevation, elevation -- (a raised or elevated geological formation)

Sense 2
ridge -- (any long raised strip)
       => convex shape, convexity -- (a shape that curves or bulges outward)

Sense 3
ridge -- (a long narrow natural elevation on the floor of the ocean)
       => geological formation, formation -- ((geology) the geological features of the earth)

Sense 4
ridge, ridgeline -- (a long narrow range of hills)
       => geological formation, formation -- ((geology) the geological features of the earth)

Sense 5
ridge -- (any long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane)
       => process, outgrowth, appendage -- (a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process")

Sense 6
ridge, ridgepole, rooftree -- (a beam laid along the edge where two sloping sides of a roof meet at the top; provides an attachment for the upper ends of rafters)
       => beam -- (long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction)

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

5 senses of ridge

Sense 1
ridge -- (extend in ridges; "The land ridges towards the South")
       => cover, continue, extend -- (span an interval of distance, space or time; "The war extended over five years"; "The period covered the turn of the century"; "My land extends over the hills on the horizon"; "This farm covers some 200 acres"; "The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles")

Sense 2
ridge -- (plough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip)
       => plow, plough, turn -- (to break and turn over earth especially with a plow; "Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week"; "turn the earth in the Spring")

Sense 3
ridge -- (throw soil toward (a crop row) from both sides; "He ridged his corn")
       => throw -- (propel through the air; "throw a frisbee")

Sense 4
ridge -- (spade into alternate ridges and troughs; "ridge the soil")
       => spade -- (dig (up) with a spade; "I spade compost into the flower beds")

Sense 5
ridge -- (form into a ridge)
       => shape, form -- (give shape or form to; "shape the dough"; "form the young child's character")

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