[ waw-terd, wot-erd ]
/ ˈwɔ tərd, ˈwɒt ərd /


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.

Origin of watered

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at water, -ed2, -ed3

Related forms

un·wa·tered, adjectivewell-wa·tered, adjective
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