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Synonyms for FORTRESS
ˈfɔr trɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fortress, fort(noun)

    a fortified defensive structure

    Synonyms:
    fort, fortress, garrison

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fortress

    The weak may speak or act in defense of the strong; none but the powerful can assure others of protection. A defense is ordinarily against actual attack; protection is against possible as well as actual dangers. We speak of defense against an assault, protection from the cold. Vindication is a triumphant defense of character and conduct against charges of error or wrong. Compare APOLOGY.

    Synonyms:
    apology, bulwark, defense, guard, justification, protection, rampart, resistance, safeguard, shelter, shield, vindication

    Antonyms:
    abandonment, betrayal, capitulation, desertion, flight, surrender

    Preposition:
    Defense against assault or assailants; in law, defense to an action, from the testimony.

Editors Contribution

  1. motte

    Submitted by anonymous on April 19, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fortress(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fortification, fort, stronghold, castle, citadel, fortified place (of great magnitude)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fortress(n)

    Synonyms:
    fort

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fortress":

    fortaleza, strength, fort, fortitude, stronghold, bastion, bulwark

How to pronounce FORTRESS?

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How to say FORTRESS in sign language?

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How to use FORTRESS in a sentence?

  1. Brian Lepley:

    We need a welcoming area. You know, barricades, barriers and built like a fortress is not really an inviting atmosphere.

  2. Martin Luther:

    Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church it is a goodly Christian weapon.

  3. William Shakespeare:

    This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by Nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war, This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea, Which serves it in the office of a wall Or as a moat defensive to a house, Against the envy of less happier lands,-- This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England.

  4. Mike Pompeo:

    State Mike Pompeo calls on our allies and partners in government and industry around the world to join the growing tide to secure our data from the [ Chinese Communist Party's ] surveillance state and other malign entities, building a [ clean ] fortress around State Mike Pompeo citizens' data will ensure all of our nations' security.

  5. Olympia President Craig Skauge:

    Fortress came to us.


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