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Synonyms for buckle
ˈbʌk əlbuck·le

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. bucklenoun

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



  2. warp, buckleverb

    a shape distorted by twisting or folding

    warping, warp, deflection


  3. buckle, claspverb

    fasten with a buckle or buckles

    crumple, heave, brooch, clasp, warp


  4. buckle, crumpleverb

    fold or collapse

    "His knees buckled"

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


  5. heave, buckle, warpverb

    bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat

    "The highway buckled during the heat wave"

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


Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. buckleverb

    fasten with a buckle

  2. buckleverb

    bend, bow

  3. buckleverb

    [Rare.] struggle, contend, strive

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "buckle":

    loop, earring, curl

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How to use buckle in a sentence?

  1. Colin Kahl:

    I think we're not seeing the Ukrainian defenses buckle, they're hanging on, but it is a grinding fight.

  2. Shelby Smith:

    Either buckle under the pressure or I can pick myself up and make a new normal.

  3. Virginia Democratic lawmaker:

    If you get me one more glass of wine, I’ll tell you stuff only Bob Mueller and I know. If you think you’ve seen wild stuff so far, buckle up. It’s going to be a wild couple of months.

  4. Narushige Michishita:

    If South Korea realizes that Japan is resolved to maintain the firm stance, that will give them an incentive to buckle down and decide what they should do now.

  5. Peter Navarro:

    We are dealing with a strategic rival -- and they are trying to buckle our knees.

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