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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fort

    Fortification is the general word for any artificial defensive work; a fortress is a fortification of especial size and strength; a fortress is regarded as permanent, and is ordinarily an independent work; a fort or fortification may be temporary; a fortification may be but part of a defensive system; we speak of the fortifications of a city. A citadel is a fortification within a city, or the fortified inner part of a city or fortress, within which a garrison may be placed to overawe the citizens, or to which the defenders may retire if the outer works are captured; the medieval castle was the fortified residence of a king or baron. Fort is the common military term for a detached fortified building or enclosure of moderate size occupied or designed to be occupied by troops. The fortifications of a modern city usually consist of a chain of forts. Any defensible place, whether made so by nature or by art, is a fastness or stronghold.

    Synonyms:
    castle, citadel, fastness, fortification, fortress, stronghold

Princeton's WordNet

  1. garrison, fortnoun

    a fortified military post where troops are stationed

    Synonyms:
    fort, fortress, garrison

  2. fortress, fortverb

    a fortified defensive structure

    Synonyms:
    fort, fortress, garrison

  3. fort, fort upverb

    gather in, or as if in, a fort, as for protection or defense

    Synonyms:
    fort, fort up, fortify

  4. fortify, fortverb

    enclose by or as if by a fortification

    Synonyms:
    fort up, fortify, gird, build up, fort, spike, arm, beef up, lace, strengthen

  5. fortverb

    station (troops) in a fort

    Synonyms:
    fort up, fortify

Editors Contribution

  1. oater

    a western movie or television show.

    "oater setting"

    Submitted by rinat on June 9, 2017  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fortnoun

    Synonyms:
    fortification, fortress, stronghold, bulwark, castle, citadel, fastness, fortified place

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fortnoun

    Synonyms:
    fortress, fortification, citadel, fastness, stronghold, bulwark, redoubt

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fort":

    strong, loud, hard, fortress, very, high, highly, forte, quite, wurth, powerful

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How to use Fort in a sentence?

  1. Kansas City:

    I want to assure the public there was never any breach of Fort Riley Military Base, nor was the safety or the security of the base or its personnel ever at risk, recently the Command Staff at Fort Riley has been working hand in hand with law enforcement to ensure the utmost security and protection for the men and women who serve our country, and the surrounding community that supports the base.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    toutes les fois que nous entendons «l'amour est aveugle." mais ce n'est pas vrai. aveugle est l'engouement, tandis que l'amour voit tout et tout accepter aspect étonnant de la vie. l'amour est fort et permanent engouement vis-à-vis qui est fragile et éphémère. à mon avis, l'amour est comme de la soie, qui est délicat, doux, éclairage et doux - et pourtant si forte qu'aucune force au monde ne peut le déchirer facilement. l'amour est d'accepter l'autre pour de bonnes qualités ainsi que des défauts, et de forces autant que les faiblesses. l'amour est de travailler ensemble à travers les défis de la vie, et surmonter les obstacles avec synergie. Je voudrais résumer l'amour dans trois T: la confiance, la transparence et le travail d'équipe.

  3. Dan Jenkins:

    Being from The Fort Worth Press, I would follow Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson anywhere, since theyre in there, Im happy to be the third guy from The Fort Worth Press so included.

  4. Public Defender Howard Finkelstein:

    We're not shocked by those officers' racist attitudes, we're just shocked they were stupid enough to make a movie about it, stupid knows no bounds within the Fort Lauderdale Police Department.

  5. Larry Hogan:

    Finding the location of Maryland’s original settlement is truly exciting news for our state and will give us an opportunity to reconnect with our pre-colonial and early colonial years, the state has been proud to support the study of St. Mary’s Fort and looks forward to further excavation of the area as we approach our state’s 400th anniversary.

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