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Synonyms for fort
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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fort

    Fortification is the general word for any artificial defensive work; a fortress is a fortification of especial size and strength; a fortress is regarded as permanent, and is ordinarily an independent work; a fort or fortification may be temporary; a fortification may be but part of a defensive system; we speak of the fortifications of a city. A citadel is a fortification within a city, or the fortified inner part of a city or fortress, within which a garrison may be placed to overawe the citizens, or to which the defenders may retire if the outer works are captured; the medieval castle was the fortified residence of a king or baron. Fort is the common military term for a detached fortified building or enclosure of moderate size occupied or designed to be occupied by troops. The fortifications of a modern city usually consist of a chain of forts. Any defensible place, whether made so by nature or by art, is a fastness or stronghold.

    castle, citadel, fastness, fortification, fortress, stronghold

Princeton's WordNet

  1. garrison, fortnoun

    a fortified military post where troops are stationed

    fortress, garrison

  2. fortress, fortverb

    a fortified defensive structure

    fortress, garrison

  3. fort, fort upverb

    gather in, or as if in, a fort, as for protection or defense

    fort up, fortify

  4. fortify, fortverb

    enclose by or as if by a fortification

    fort up, fortify, gird, build up, spike, arm, beef up, lace, strengthen

  5. fortverb

    station (troops) in a fort

    fort up, fortify

Editors Contribution

  1. oater

    a western movie or television show.

    "oater setting"

    Submitted by rinat on June 9, 2017  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fortnoun

    fortification, fortress, stronghold, bulwark, castle, citadel, fastness, fortified place

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fortnoun

    fortress, fortification, citadel, fastness, stronghold, bulwark, redoubt

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fort":

    strong, loud, hard, fortress, very, high, highly, forte, quite, wurth, powerful

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  1. Leecia Welch:

    Fort Bliss is emblematic of a myopic focus on clearing out [ Customs and Border Protection ] without adequate concern for restoring and expanding the [ Office of Refugee Resettlement ] shelter system. We are warehousing upwards of 4,000 children in soft sided tents on a military base.

  2. Brad Whitt:

    We’ve had a tremendous working relationship with the fort, we’ve hosted all sorts of events for military families. We really try to show our love and respect and we try to honor our military folks.

  3. Said Wright:

    I’ve been taking care of my father with dementia and things just got a little tough, so I decided to set out on a kayak trip, packed up the kayak with my fishing rods, cooler, fishing net and set off from Fort Pierce.

  4. Fort Bliss spokesman Mike Brantley:

    Fort Bliss officials are cooperating with El Paso authorities who have jurisdiction in this case, because this is an ongoing criminal investigation, we cannot comment further about it.

  5. Jrue Holiday:

    Have his back, i mean, Giannis is a one-of-a-kind guy. We obviously all see his basketball talent, but as a human being he’s one of a kind. ... In my opinion, one of the biggest things we did the last two games was play for him, have his back and hold the fort while he was out with an injury.

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