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Synonyms for crouch
kraʊtʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crouch(verb)

    the act of bending low with the limbs close to the body

  2. crouch, stoop, bend, bow(verb)

    bend one's back forward from the waist on down

    "he crouched down"; "She bowed before the Queen"; "The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse"

    Synonyms:
    turn, accede, bow, scrunch up, defer, twist, bend, hunker down, condescend, bow down, hunker, stoop, deform, scrunch, flex, turn away, deflect, give in, lower oneself, squat, submit

  3. squat, crouch, scrunch, scrunch up, hunker, hunker down(verb)

    sit on one's heels

    "In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting"; "The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm"

    Synonyms:
    crump, scrunch up, crisp, bow, crease, stoop, hunker, crinkle, hunker down, bend, scrunch, thud, ruckle, squat, wrinkle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. crouch(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    couch, squat, lie flat, stoop low, lie close to the ground

  2. crouch(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    cower, cringe, fawn, truckle

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. crouch(v)

    Synonyms:
    squat, couch, stoop, cringe, fawn, truckle

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    kneel

How to pronounce crouch?

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How to say crouch in sign language?

  1. crouch

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How to use crouch in a sentence?

  1. Claire McCaskill:

    We have got to get out of this defensive crouch about liability litigation and get into an offensive position about making sure drivers are safe.

  2. Angela Carter:

    The kind of power mothers have is enormous. Take the skyline of Istanbul -- enormous breasts, pathetic little willies, a final revenge on Islam. I was so scared I had to crouch in the bottom of the boat when I saw it.

  3. Robert Browning:

    Why comes temptation, but for man to meet and master and crouch beneath his foot, and so be pedestaled in triumph?

  4. Harold Nicolson:

    They have pulled up armchairs and crouch low over the map, the are cutting the Baghdad railway. . It is appalling that these ignorant and irresponsible men should be cutting Asia minor to bits as if they were dividing a cake.... the happiness of millions being discarded in that way.

  5. Damien Murphy:

    He was quite experienced with these sorts of things, he told Jamie to crouch down and move back further into the machine, which he did calmly, and the fireman shimmied him out.


Translations for crouch

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • свивам се, свивам, стоя приведен, прекръствам, навеждам се, раболепничаBulgarian
  • kauernGerman
  • κάθομαι οκλαδόν, κουλουριάζωGreek
  • acuclillarse, inclinación, inclinarse, persignarse, agacharse, encogerse, genuflexiónSpanish
  • kyykistyä, kumartua, kumara, kyykky, kyyristyäFinnish
  • se recroqueviller, se tapir, s'accroupirFrench
  • cromScottish Gaelic
  • accovacciarsiItalian
  • しゃがむ, 蹲るJapanese
  • whakapāhake, whakamaokoMāori
  • agacharPortuguese
  • присесть, приседать, виться, пресмыкаться, раболепствовать, извиватьсяRussian
  • čučnuti, prekrstiti, saviti, prekrižitiSerbo-Croatian
  • çömelmekTurkish
  • crouchVietnamese
  • 蹲伏Chinese

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