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Synonyms for Buckle
ˈbʌk əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. buckle(noun)

    fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong

    Synonyms:
    warp

    Antonyms:
    unbuckle

  2. warp, buckle(verb)

    a shape distorted by twisting or folding

    Synonyms:
    buckle, warping, warp, deflection

    Antonyms:
    unbuckle

  3. buckle, clasp(verb)

    fasten with a buckle or buckles

    Synonyms:
    crumple, heave, brooch, clasp, warp, buckle

    Antonyms:
    unbuckle

  4. buckle, crumple(verb)

    fold or collapse

    "His knees buckled"

    Synonyms:
    break down, heave, buckle, clasp, knit, crease, tumble, crumple, crinkle, collapse, crumble, rumple, pucker, wrinkle, cockle, warp

    Antonyms:
    unbuckle

  5. heave, buckle, warp(verb)

    bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat

    "The highway buckled during the heat wave"

    Synonyms:
    warp, buckle, heave, gag, gasp, clasp, pant, falsify, distort, heft up, garble, puff, heft, billow, retch, surge, crumple, heave up

    Antonyms:
    unbuckle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. buckle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    fasten with a buckle

  2. buckle(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    bend, bow

  3. buckle(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Rare.] struggle, contend, strive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    loop, earring, curl

How to pronounce Buckle?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say Buckle in sign language?

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How to use Buckle in a sentence?

  1. Kim Davis:

    I would have to either make a decision to stand or I would have to buckle down and leave, and if I left, resigned or chose to retire, I would have no voice for God’s word. So when that day came, she issued an edict : No more marriage licenses would be issued in Rowan County. It was a decision that would bring down the wrath of militant LGBT activists and their supporters.

  2. Shyam Saran:

    No one man is in charge. It’s a negotiating team, sometimes the India team does get preoccupied by having to fend off all these attacks, but they will not buckle under finger pointing from a small group of Western countries.

  3. Henri Barkey:

    The Turkish president is continuing to enhance The Turkish president positionandwill use this to show that The Turkish president is in charge, will use this toshow The Turkish president wo n’t buckle, so I actually do think they will have the will.

  4. Steve Southerland:

    As the religious printing and publishing capital of America, Nashville is known as the ‘Buckle of the Bible Belt.’.

  5. Alex Traverso:

    It's crazy how big this jackpot is, buckle up: It's going to be a crazy ride between now and Wednesday night.


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