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Synonyms for castle
ˈkæs əl, ˈkɑ səlcas·tle

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Wiktionary

  1. castlenoun

    Synonyms:
    rook, fortress, keep

  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, keep, rook

  4. castlenoun

    A close helmet.

    Synonyms:
    fortress, keep, rook

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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 WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. castlenoun

    Synonyms:
    FORTRESS, citadel, stronghold, fortified residence

  2. castlenoun

    Synonyms:
    rook (in chess)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. castlenoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  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, MD

  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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  1. John Bunyan:

    There was a castle called Doubting Castle, the owner whereof was Giant Despair.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Earth is our only citadel in the universe; but we have illogically built many more fortresses within this beautiful castle!

  3. Jim Himes:

    When your castle is constructed on utter falsehood, one of the things you have to do over time is take all of the power out of the truth.

  4. Olivia Mason:

    There is so much history throughout the trail, of course including Petra, but also sites such as Ajloun Castle, Karak Castle and Iraq Al Amir, but the culture, too, shines, whether through the homestays where local food is always eaten or people that always welcome you into their home.

  5. Jena Griswold:

    We have so many security redundancies that even with a successful internal threat, it's very likely that we're going to find it, and it's very likely that they are not going to be able to act, no one person has the keys to the castle.

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