[ 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.

Nearby words

  1. watercolour,
  2. watercourse,
  3. watercraft,
  4. watercress,
  5. waterdog,
  6. watered stock,
  7. watered-down,
  8. wateree,
  9. waterfall,
  10. waterfall development

Origin of watered

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

Related formsun·wa·tered, adjectivewell-wa·tered, adjective

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