Lake - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |leɪk|  American pronunciation of the word lake
Brit.  |leɪk|  British pronunciation of the word lake

noun

- a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
- a purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal
- any of numerous bright translucent organic pigments

Examples

They have a summer bungalow at / on the lake.

Lake Michigan

Lake Country

The Great Lakes

They have a house by the lake.

In the area surrounding the lake

They have a second home on the lake.

We went all around the lake enjoying the different views.

The water is deepest in the middle of the lake.

Their house is beside a small lake.

All of the rooms afford views of the lake.

the southern shore of the lake

The building was mirrored in the lake.

Millionaires built their castles along the lake.

The lake's water level is slowly sinking.

Word forms

noun
singular: lake
plural: lakes
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