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Synonyms for convoy
ˈkɒn vɔɪ; kənˈvɔɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. convoy(noun)

    a procession of land vehicles traveling together

  2. convoy(noun)

    a collection of merchant ships with an escort of warships

  3. convoy(verb)

    the act of escorting while in transit

  4. convoy(verb)

    escort in transit

    "the trucks convoyed the cars across the battle zone"; "the warships convoyed the merchant ships across the Pacific"

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. convoy

    escort, guard, protection, conduct

    loss, betrayal, capture, interception

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. convoy(v. a.)

    accompany (for protection), escort, attend, keep company with, go along with

  2. convoy(n.)

    attendance (for the purpose of protection), escort

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. convoy(n)

    protection, escort, attendance, guard, escort

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "convoy":

    motorcade, convoys, caravan, procession, fleet, train

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  1. Micah Herndon:

    Micah Herndon said. Race organizers invited him to the New York Marathon the day after the Boston Marathon even though his time didnt qualify him. In Boston, Micah Herndon had four miles left to finish the race when Micah Herndon legs gave out, and Micah Herndon ended up crawlingon Micah Herndon hands and knees to the finish line. MARINE WHO CRAWLED ACROSS BOSTON MARATHON FINISH LINE FOR FALLEN COMRADES INVITED TO RUN NYC MARATHON In Afghanistan, he was in a convoy in 2010 when one of the vehicles hit an IED, killing in Marines Mark Juarez andMatthew Ballard, and Rupert Hamer, a British journalist. He served multiple tours in Afghanistan and Iraq. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP I run in honor of them.They are not here anymore. I am here, and I am able, i am lucky to still have all my limbs. I can still be active. I find fuel in the simple idea that I can run. Some can not.

  2. Carlos Nunez:

    It's much cheaper because of the large quantities, a convoy of barges can shift 7,200 tonnes in one trip. To move 7,200 tonnes by road requires 240 tractor trailers.

  3. Ramadi Al-Yassiri:

    We had martyrs and wounded, but we said we won't withdraw, we are used to the blood of martyrs and we have not liberated the land, but then the convoy withdrew, so we had to withdraw as well.

  4. House Speaker John Boehner:

    Clearly we are assisting our allies who are involved in a struggle to keep the radical Houthis from taking control of all of Yemen, there's a lot of speculation about what may or may not be on this Iranian convoy. But I think having our ships in place is the right thing to do. Hopefully their involvement will not be needed.

  5. Jorge Barragan:

    Time will be halved, and most importantly, you won't have to take apart your convoy (of barges).

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    An antonym for the term "Ductile"?
    • A. fictile
    • B. malleable
    • C. pliable
    • D. intractable

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