Thesaurus > Related Words: mire

  Words related to mire

Related / Similar Words: quagmire, quag, morass, muck, mud, muck up, grind to a halt, get stuck, bog down, entangle

 

Definition:
  • a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot;
  • soil with mud, muck, or mire; "The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden";
  • be unable to move further; "The car bogged down in the sand";
  • cause to get stuck as if in a mire; "The mud mired our cart";
  • entrap; "Our people should not be mired in the past";

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    Hyponyms: get stranded, run aground

     

    Grouped Verbs: bog down, grind to a halt, get stuck

     

    Derivational Morphology: muck, mud, muck up, grind to a halt, get stuck, bog down, clay, sludge, slime, goo, gook, guck, gunk, ooze, quagmire, quag, morass, web, entanglement

     

    Anagrams: rime, emir, Meir

     

     
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