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Synonyms for buckle
ˈbʌk əlbuck·le

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Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. buckleverb

    fasten with a buckle

  2. buckleverb

    bend, bow

  3. buckleverb

    [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. Gordon Jones:

    Imagine a flat piece of canvas with paint on it. If you roll it face in, the pressure will be on the edges of that paint. It's going to want to buckle, if you roll it face out, your curve is on the inside. Your outer paint level is going to expand and not buckle.

  2. Iggy Azalea:

    I realize that artists can become fatigued from touring the world over, but if it's your first major tour, you've got to buckle down and do it, said Sami Jarroush, a music blogger for Consequence of Sound. Short of suffering from an actual medical emergency, saying you're going to stop performing so you can take a vacation isn't exactly going to make you look good in the eyes of however many fans you have left.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Adam Snider:

    Getting drivers to slow down and obey the speed limit, buckle up every trip and always drive sober will be key to reversing these negative trends.

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