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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:
    warping, warp, deflection

    Antonyms:
    unbuckle

  3. buckle, clasp(verb)

    fasten with a buckle or buckles

    Synonyms:
    crumple, heave, brooch, clasp, warp

    Antonyms:
    unbuckle

  4. buckle, crumple(verb)

    fold or collapse

    "His knees buckled"

    Synonyms:
    break down, heave, 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, 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?

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How to use buckle in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  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. Andrew Affleck:

    I don't believe coal actually has any advantages over renewables, but with renewables' financing constrained post-pandemic, Southeast Asian policymakers may ignore environmental impacts and buckle to the lure of Chinese build and finance coal power plants.

  4. Corey Meyer:

    This is n’t easy, but if you can buckle down and work hard to get approved, the delayed gratification will most certainly be worth it.

  5. Stephen Colbert:

    You really feel the ground shifting under your feet, but if you're home, you've got a seatbelt on your couch. No. 1, why ? No. 2, buckle up.


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