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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Waters, Ethel Watersnoun

    United States actress and singer (1896-1977)

  2. amniotic fluid, amnionic fluid, watersnoun

    the serous fluid in which the embryo is suspended inside the amnion

    "before a woman gives birth her waters break"


  1. watersnoun

    Plural form of water.


  1. waters

    Waters, in a broad sense, refers to the liquid that descends from the clouds as rain, forms streams, lakes, and seas, is present in the bodies of living organisms, and is important for supporting life on earth. It is a compound of hydrogen and oxygen, and is vital for all known forms of life. The term can also refer to large bodies of water such as seas, oceans, lakes or rivers.

Editors Contribution

  1. watersnoun

    Plural noun and verb form of the word water.

    Like a bridge over joyful waters is the lyrics we would gratefully choose to use.

    Submitted by MaryC on July 30, 2016  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Waters is ranked #491 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Waters surname appeared 67,929 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 23 would have the surname Waters.

    73.3% or 49,853 total occurrences were White.
    20.6% or 14,048 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 1,624 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.1% or 1,447 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 577 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 380 total occurrences were Asian.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Waters' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4108

Anagrams for Waters »

  1. rawest

  2. waster

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Waters in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Waters in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Waters in a Sentence

  1. Mona Sarfaty:

    Warmer ocean water also makes a difference, along the coast, there are cases of bacterial contamination in shellfish in the warmer months that make those waters more likely to cause infection when people swim there, especially if they have open cuts in their skin.

  2. Sarah Sanders:

    Waters yelled at a cadre of reporters outside the Speaker’s Lobby who were asking her about her comments. She also refused to answer questions about whether her remarks are bad for her party. Waters has faced bipartisan criticism for her weekend comments to a crowd of supporters in Los Angeles. After White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders and Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen were pressured to leave restaurants last week amid the backlash over family separations at the border, Waters had urged the crowd to keep up the pressure. If you see anybody from that Cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you get out and you create a crowd and you push back on them, and you tell them they're not welcome anymore, anywhere.

  3. Merlin Halverson:

    Many roads are closed from downed trees, active power lines, flood waters, it's a hell of mess here.

  4. Walter Scott:

    One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honor or observation.

  5. College Board:

    Many AP courses, especially Many AP courses based in history and culture, deal with contested topics. The AP Program navigates those challenging waters by relying on our AP Principles. These principles make The AP Program abundantly clear that we stand against censorship and indoctrination equally.

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