Synonyms for shoal

Synonyms for (noun) shoal

Synonyms: school, shoal

Definition: a large group of fish

Usage: a school of small glittering fish swam by

Similar words: animal group

Definition: a group of animals

Synonyms: shallow, shoal

Definition: a stretch of shallow water

Similar words: body of water, water

Definition: the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)

Usage: they invaded our territorial waters; they were sitting by the water's edge

Synonyms: shoal

Definition: a sandbank in a stretch of water that is visible at low tide

Similar words: sandbank

Definition: a submerged bank of sand near a shore or in a river; can be exposed at low tide

Synonyms for (verb) shoal

Synonyms: shallow, shoal

Definition: become shallow

Usage: the lake shallowed over time

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: shallow, shoal

Definition: make shallow

Usage: The silt shallowed the canal

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

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