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Synonyms for flank
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Wiktionary2.0 / 1 vote

  1. flanknoun

    Synonyms:
    side

  2. flanknoun

    Synonyms:
    wing

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  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 database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "flank":

    sidewall, midsection, grasse, side

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#2335extension
#4096wing
#7008annex
#11518fender
#17524backstage
#27715flank
#48838annexe
#57896sidewall
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#99790midsection
#100208offstage

How to use flank in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Charlie Dent:

    I think House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's been careful to court the right of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy conference, and part of the reason House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's not gone after the Taylor Greenes and the Boeberts and the Gosars is because House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's concerned about House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy flank.

  3. 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.

  4. Bode Berreth:

    The bullet hit him in the vest, there was some piece of material that penetrated into his left flank.

  5. Marie Yovanovitch:

    He miscalculated about the West. I think he thought that... there would be some scolding, maybe a couple of sanctions, but he could withstand it, and he could continue, and he could move on, instead, he has inspired a resurgence of North Atlantic Treaty Organization. And the West is united in opposition and trying to provide not only sort of strengthening North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the flank countries on Ukraine's border, but also in providing support to Ukraine.


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    • A. surface
    • B. overhead
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