having rivers or streams: an amply watered area.
receiving rain or other precipitation.
sprinkled, irrigated, etc., with water: a poorly watered garden.
having a wavy, lustrous pattern or marking: watered silk.
(of stock) issued in excess of a company's true worth.
- un·wa·tered, adjective
- well-watered, adjective
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How to use watered in a sentence
The difference between the watered and unwatered fields was disorienting.We Looked for Some of the Hottest Places in California. We Found Climate Injustice in a Nutshell. | by Elizabeth Weil | August 24, 2021 | ProPublica
The other wanted to block watered-down reforms of the secret state.
And yet history, the story of who we are and how we got here, is more watered down among the general population than ever.‘Drunk History’: A Booze Cruise of Red, White, and Blood | Rich Goldstein | July 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The USA Freedom Act, once lauded by privacy and technology groups, passed the House today in a watered-down form.
I saw it in eyes that watered when they spoke of him, their knowing smiles.
The Hacked Off campaign, representing victims of press intrusion, claimed they got “second best” in the watered-down legislation.
And as a flood hath watered the earth; so shall his wrath inherit the nations, that have not sought after him.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
In dry weather, they are now to be watered with lukewarm water softly showered upon them, between sunset and twilight.
It became possible to breathe without discomfort to the lungs; my eyes no longer stung and watered.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
The plants are watered daily till they reach the height of eight or ten inches, when they are transplanted.
The ground is regularly watered if required, and when the plants are six to eight inches high are transplanted.