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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 for "buckle":

    loop, earring, curl

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How to use buckle in a sentence?

  1. Michael Avenatti:

    We've got a whole host of information that we are going to be releasing relating to Mr. Cohen and relating to Mr. Trump, so they better buckle up.

  2. Richard Todd:

    My image was all daring deeds, until my swash began to buckle a bit

  3. Jeff Mortimer:

    It's Brexit one day, election issues the next. We've been telling clients to sort of buckle up.

  4. Peter Navarro:

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

  5. Peter Wells:

    Which vehicle manufacturer is going to buckle first and become a contract builder for a company like Apple ? That's the question.

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