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

2 senses of watering

Sense 1
lacrimation, lachrymation, tearing, watering -- (shedding tears)
       => bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity -- (an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity")

Sense 2
watering -- (wetting with water; "the lawn needs a great deal of watering")
       => wetting -- (the act of making something wet)

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

4 senses of water

Sense 1
water, irrigate -- (supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams; "Water the fields")
       => wet -- (cause to become wet; "Wet your face")

Sense 2
water -- (provide with water; "We watered the buffalo")
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

Sense 3
water -- (secrete or form water, as tears or saliva; "My mouth watered at the prospect of a good dinner"; "His eyes watered")
       => secrete, release -- (generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids; "secrete digestive juices"; "release a hormone into the blood stream")

Sense 4
water -- (fill with tears; "His eyes were watering")
       => fill, fill up -- (become full; "The pool slowly filled with water"; "The theater filled up slowly")

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