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verb water pronunciation in British English /ˈwɔːtə(r)/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlewatering
past tensewatered
past participlewatered
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  1. 1
    [transitive] to pour water on plants to keep them healthy
    Don’t forget to water the flowers.
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  2. 3
    [transitive] to give water to an animal
    Then they have to feed and water the dogs.
    1. a.
      humorous to give someone a drink
      Have you been fed and watered?

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