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Synonyms for crouch
kraʊtʃcrouch

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crouchverb

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

  2. crouch, stoop, bend, bowverb

    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 downverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. crouchverb

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

  2. crouchverb

    Synonyms:
    cower, cringe, fawn, truckle

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. crouchverb

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "crouch":

    kneel

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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. 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.

  3. Soddy Cheng:

    The tailors usually don't meet the customers. But this 3D technology can help them visualize the customers' body shape, so during the process of making the suit, they can easily imagine the customers' body shapes, and also things like do they crouch? Do they stick their chest out? Do they have big bellies? These ideas can help them during the process.

  4. 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.

  5. Samuel Adams:

    If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animating contest for freedom, go home from us in peace. We seek not your counsel nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you and may posterity forget that ye were once our countrymen.


Translations for crouch

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  • раболепнича, стоя приведен, свивам, прекръствам, навеждам се, свивам сеBulgarian
  • kauernGerman
  • κουλουριάζω, κάθομαι οκλαδόνGreek
  • acuclillarse, genuflexión, agacharse, inclinación, persignarse, inclinarse, encogerseSpanish
  • kyykky, kyykistyä, kumara, kyyristyä, kumartuaFinnish
  • se tapir, s'accroupir, se recroquevillerFrench
  • cromScottish Gaelic
  • accovacciarsiItalian
  • しゃがむ, 蹲るJapanese
  • whakamaoko, whakapāhakeMāori
  • agacharPortuguese
  • ghemuitRomanian
  • извиваться, виться, раболепствовать, пресмыкаться, приседать, присестьRussian
  • prekrižiti, saviti, prekrstiti, čučnutiSerbo-Croatian
  • çömelmekTurkish
  • crouchVietnamese
  • 蹲伏Chinese

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