Synonyms of shoal


1. shoal, sandbank

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

2. shoal, shallow, body of water, water

usage: a stretch of shallow water

3. school, shoal, animal group

usage: a large group of fish; "a school of small glittering fish swam by"


1. shallow, shoal, change, alter, modify

usage: make shallow; "The silt shallowed the canal"

2. shallow, shoal, change

usage: become shallow; "the lake shallowed over time"

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Definition and meaning of shoal (Dictionary)