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Synonyms for castle
ˈkæs əl, ˈkɑ səlcas·tle

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. castlenoun

    Synonyms:
    fortress, keep, rook

  2. castlenoun

    To perform the move of castling.

    Synonyms:
    fortress, rook, keep

  3. castlenoun

    To bowl a batsman with a full-length ball or yorker such that the stumps are knocked over.

    Synonyms:
    fortress, rook, keep

  4. castlenoun

    A close helmet.

    Synonyms:
    fortress, keep, rook

English Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote

  1. castle

    Fortification is the general word for any artificial defensive work; a fortress is a fortification of especial size and strength; a fortress is regarded as permanent, and is ordinarily an independent work; a fort or fortification may be temporary; a fortification may be but part of a defensive system; we speak of the fortifications of a city. A citadel is a fortification within a city, or the fortified inner part of a city or fortress, within which a garrison may be placed to overawe the citizens, or to which the defenders may retire if the outer works are captured; the medieval castle was the fortified residence of a king or baron. Fort is the common military term for a detached fortified building or enclosure of moderate size occupied or designed to be occupied by troops. The fortifications of a modern city usually consist of a chain of forts. Any defensible place, whether made so by nature or by art, is a fastness or stronghold.

    Synonyms:
    citadel, fastness, fort, fortification, fortress, stronghold

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 1 vote

  1. palace, castlenoun

    a large and stately mansion

    Synonyms:
    castling, rook, palace

  2. castlenoun

    a large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack

    Synonyms:
    castling, rook, palace

  3. castle, rooknoun

    (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard

    Synonyms:
    castling, rook, palace

  4. castle, castlingverb

    interchanging the positions of the king and a rook

    Synonyms:
    castling, rook, palace

  5. castleverb

    move the king two squares toward a rook and in the same move the rook to the square next past the king

Dictionary of English Synonymes3.0 / 1 vote

  1. castlenoun

    Synonyms:
    FORTRESS, citadel, stronghold, fortified residence

  2. castlenoun

    Synonyms:
    rook (in chess)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. castlenoun

    Synonyms:
    fortress, citadel, stronghold, fastness, donjon, keep, mansion, château

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "castle":

    château, castillo, castelo, castello, qal'at, tower, citadel, mansion, qala, qalat, pili

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. CASTLE

    Synonyms:
    Cardiology Candesartan Amlodipine Study of Tolerability & Efficacy Cardiology Pathology Carcinoma showing thymus-like elements, carcinoma showing thymus-like differentiation, intrathyroidal thymic carcinoma

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How to use castle in a sentence?

  1. Mark Williams:

    What we're trying to create at Elephant and Castle is a genuinely mixed community across the wider area.

  2. Shane Sanford:

    Carrying on with this historic love theme, Boldt Castle plays host to over 60 weddings each year, with couples seeking this real life love story and Heart Island as a setting for their special day.

  3. Clare Boothe Luce:

    A man's home may seem to be his castle on the outside; inside, it is more often his nursery.

  4. Frank Darabont:

    The movie ended in my original script with Red on the bus going off to this uncertain and hopeful future, which is how the novella ends, but the folks at (production company) Castle Rock thought after putting the audience through two-plus hours of hell, we might owe them a union at the end.

  5. The Bidens:

    Her Majesty Queen Queen Elizabeth II was more than a monarch. The Queen defined an era, in a world of constant change, The Queen was a steadying presence and a source of comfort and pride for generations of Britons, including many who have never known their country without The Queen. An enduring admiration for Queen Elizabeth II united people across the Commonwealth. The seven decades of Queen Elizabeth II history-making reign bore witness to an age of unprecedented human advancement and the forward march of human dignity. QUEEN ELIZABETH II, LONGEST-REIGNING BRITISH MONARCH, DEAD AT 96 Queen Elizabeth II stands with U.S. President President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden in the Grand Corridor during First Lady Jill Biden visit at Windsor Castle, in Windsor Castle, Britain, June 13, 2021. ( Steve Parsons/Pool via REUTERS).


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