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Synonyms for flank
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Wiktionary

  1. flanknoun

    Synonyms:
    side

  2. flanknoun

    Synonyms:
    wing

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flank, wingnoun

    the side of military or naval formation

    "they attacked the enemy's right flank"

    Synonyms:
    fender, annexe, offstage, backstage, annex, extension, wing

  2. flanknoun

    a subfigure consisting of a side of something

    Synonyms:
    wing

  3. flanknoun

    a cut from the fleshy part of an animal's side between the ribs and the leg

    Synonyms:
    wing

  4. flankverb

    the side between ribs and hipbone

    Synonyms:
    wing

  5. flankverb

    be located at the sides of something or somebody

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. flanknoun

    Synonyms:
    side

  2. flankverb

    Synonyms:
    (Mil.) attack on the side, approach on the side, turn the flank of

  3. flankverb

    Synonyms:
    secure on the side

  4. flankverb

    Synonyms:
    border upon, stand at the side of

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "flank":

    sidewall, midsection, grasse, side

How to pronounce flank?

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How to use flank in a sentence?

  1. Defense Minister Mircea Dusa:

    We will permanently rotate troops on this flank.

  2. Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz:

    Poland has joined the actions, which are now so crucial, on NATO's southern flank, when it comes to details ... we will continue to discuss it, particularly as we consider it in the broad context of NATO's situation, hoping that both the U.S. and NATO as a whole will back Poland and other countries on the eastern flank with their ... permanent presence.

  3. Lluis Orriols:

    The three parties saw opportunities on their right flank ... but they have neglected the center, which the Socialists are now occupying by default.

  4. Mateusz Morawiecki:

    NATO's eastern flank needs to be strengthened because Russia's aggressive policy has not, unfortunately, ended, this aggression hasn't diminished in any way. President Trump must have come to the same conclusions.

  5. Alexandra Miller:

    This consists primarily of lean protein, such as salmon or flank steak, and non-starchy vegetables such as broccoli, green beans or cauliflower.

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