HyperDic: bog

English > 3 senses of the word bog:
NOUNobjectbog, peat bogwet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation
VERBchangebog, bog downcause to slow down or get stuck
changebog, bog downget stuck while doing something
bog > pronunciation
Soundsbaa'g; bao'g
Rhymesagog ... Tagalog: 21 rhymes with aag...
analog ... watchdog: 25 rhymes with aog...
English > bog: 3 senses > noun 1, object
Meaningwet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation; has poorer drainage than a swamp; soil is unfit for cultivation but can be cut and dried and used for fuel.
Synonympeat bog
Narrowermire, quagmire, quag, morass, slackA soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
sloughA hollow filled with mud
BroaderwetlandA low area where the land is saturated with water
Spanishmarjal, pantano, tremedal
Catalanaiguamoll, marjal
Adjectivesboggy(of soil) soft and watery
English > bog: 3 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningCause to slow down or get stuck.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The vote would bog down the house"
Synonymbog down
Broaderslow, slow down, slow upCause to proceed more slowly
Catalanencallar, obstaculitzar
English > bog: 3 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningget stuck while doing something.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"She bogged down many times while she wrote her dissertation"
Synonymbog down
Broaderbreak, break off, discontinue, stopprevent completion
Spanishatascarse, encallarse

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