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Definition of bridge verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bridge
he / she / it bridges
past simple bridged
-ing form bridging
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build/form bridge
  • bridge something to build or form a bridge over something The valley was originally bridged by the Romans. A plank of wood bridged the stream.
  • Idioms
    bridge the gap/gulf/divide (between A and B)
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    to reduce or get rid of the differences that exist between two things or groups of people
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: bridge