part of speech: noun

definition 1: a structure built over a river, railroad, or other obstacle, that allows people to travel across.

  • Two men were standing on the bridge, fishing.

definition 2: the bony upper part of the human nose.

definition 3: a high platform on a ship. The captain guides or controls the ship from the bridge.

part of speech: verb

inflections: bridges, bridging, bridged

definition: to form a connecting link over or between.

  • We bridged the stream with a log.