When it rains, the streets get flooded and the pavement turns into a muddy mess. To fix this problem, the city usually needs to pave the streets.

  • The city is paving the streets, which means that it's going to be a lot of work.

  • The city is going to pave the streets tomorrow, which is a big inconvenience.

Definition of pavements


walk consisting of a paved area for pedestrians; usually beside a street or roadway




the paved surface of a thoroughfare




material used to pave an area


paving, paving material

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Example Sentences for pavements

  • 1

    Some intersections have pedestrian crosswalks designated on the street pavement.

  • 2

    Electricity and pavement of the roads began in the 1950s and the 1960s.

  • 3

    These are the remains of tessellated pavements.

  • 4

    The pavement fountain was installed in the 1990s.

  • 5

    Pavement began in the 1960s, the 1970s and the 1980s.

  • 6

    The bus mounted the pavement and toppled over.

  • 7

    Maybe the pavement is the highway and the set of alignments is the route.

  • 8

    The tessellated pavement was acquired for the British Museum in 1899.

  • 9

    Brighten the Corners is the fourth studio album released by Pavement.

  • 10

    Most of the roadways are improved and the pavement is top class in the nation.