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Synonyms for buoy
ˈbu i, bɔɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. buoy(verb)

    bright-colored; a float attached by rope to the seabed to mark channels in a harbor or underwater hazards

  2. buoy(verb)

    float on the surface of water

    Synonyms:
    buoy up

  3. buoy, buoy up(verb)

    keep afloat

    "The life vest buoyed him up"

    Synonyms:
    buoy up, lighten up, lighten

  4. buoy(verb)

    mark with a buoy

    Synonyms:
    buoy up

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. buoy

    Synonyms:
    animate, cheer, embolden, encourage, inspirit, rally, uphold

    Antonyms:
    abash, bewilder, chagrin, confound, confuse, daunt, discompose, disconcert, dishearten, embarrass, humble, humiliate, mortify, overawe, shame

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. buoy

    Synonyms:
    float, support, sustain, elevate, elate, assure, animate, cheer, inspire

    Antonyms:
    sink, drown, depress, swamp, overcome, deject, crush, fail, betray

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. buoy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    float (to indicate shoals, anchoring places, &c.)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    floatie, buoys, drifters, lifeline, beacon, lifebuoys, floats

How to pronounce buoy?

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Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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  1. buoy

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