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Definition of bridge:

  1. A card game resembling whist.
  2. A device to measure the resistance of a wire or other conductor forming part of an electric circuit.
  3. A low wall or vertical partition in the fire chamber of a furnace, for deflecting flame, etc.; - usually called a bridge wall.
  4. A structure, usually of wood, stone, brick, or iron, erected over a river or other water course, or over a chasm, railroad, etc., to make a passageway from one bank to the other.
  5. Anything supported at the ends, which serves to keep some other thing from resting upon the object spanned, as in engraving, watchmaking, etc., or which forms a platform or staging over which something passes or is conveyed.
  6. The small arch or bar at right angles to the strings of a violin, guitar, etc., serving of raise them and transmit their vibrations to the body of the instrument.
  7. To build a bridge or bridges on or over; as, to bridge a river.
  8. To find a way of getting over, as a difficulty; - generally with over.
  9. To open or make a passage, as by a bridge.

Synonyms:

platform, distich, bank, cantilever, interrelate, do something, noseband, caries, blade, span, be bound up/together, link, aft, bond, bowsprit, frames, twain, drawbridge, cap, brace, head, yoke, bridge deck, spur, dyad, bridgework, trestle, pair, surround, dentistry, pontoon, tackle, earpiece, belt, connection, viaduct, arch, tie, amidships, be associated with, footbridge, bridge over, have something to do with something, crown, eyeglasses, twosome, gangplank, bay, adenoidal, flyover, handle, corridor, bilge, beggar-thy-neighbor, do with, see about, bow, amalgam, tide over, joint, bridge circuit, duo, cavity, key, nosepiece, duet, duad, advance, correspond, aquiline, contact lens, nostril, braces, catgut, pier, couplet, four-eyes, dark glasses, strip, damper, bellows, go forward resolutely, beam, address, hammer, bung up, bifocals, nosebleed, overpass, keep going, fret, bogie, make the best of something, drumstick, combat, bear on, berth, deal with, booger, couple, eyewear, nasal, face, boom, cross the Rubicon, take something on board, straddle, contact, aqueduct, adenoids, pertain to, be determined.

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