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Synonyms for fort
fɔrt, foʊrt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. garrison, fort(noun)

    a fortified military post where troops are stationed

    Synonyms:
    fortress, garrison

  2. fortress, fort(verb)

    a fortified defensive structure

    Synonyms:
    fortress, garrison

  3. fort, fort up(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    fort up, fortify

  4. fortify, fort(verb)

    enclose by or as if by a fortification

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

  5. fort(verb)

    station (troops) in a fort

    Synonyms:
    fort up, fortify

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.

    Synonyms:
    castle, citadel, fastness, fortification, fortress, stronghold

Editors Contribution

  1. oater

    a western movie or television show.

    "oater setting"

    Submitted by rinat on June 9, 2017  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fort(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fort(n)

    Synonyms:
    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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How to use fort in a sentence?

  1. Kenyon Maloney:

    He won't be robbing nobody's house no more, nobody get robbed by this man no more. They don't have to worry about it no more I guess. Fort Worth officer Johnny Cox says the boys ran up to him and pointed officers in the right direction.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    toutes les fois que nous entendons «l'amour est aveugle." mais ce n'est pas vrai. aveugle est l'engouement, tandis que l'amour voit tout et tout accepter aspect étonnant de la vie. l'amour est fort et permanent engouement vis-à-vis qui est fragile et éphémère. à mon avis, l'amour est comme de la soie, qui est délicat, doux, éclairage et doux - et pourtant si forte qu'aucune force au monde ne peut le déchirer facilement. l'amour est d'accepter l'autre pour de bonnes qualités ainsi que des défauts, et de forces autant que les faiblesses. l'amour est de travailler ensemble à travers les défis de la vie, et surmonter les obstacles avec synergie. Je voudrais résumer l'amour dans trois T: la confiance, la transparence et le travail d'équipe.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Firework / feu d'artifice "est un merveilleux autonomisation hymne par Katy Perry, à mon avis. cette chanson très inspirante est dirigée exclusivement vers la plupart des gens avec un potentiel inexploité et non réalisés. dit la chanson haut et fort que chacun de nous est essentiellement un feu d'artifice, qui peut sembler ordinaire, inefficaces, laid, ou recouverts dans un emballage insignifiante. et pourtant, lorsque la situation droit naît, comme une flamme portée à un fusible, ils se enflammer et montrer comment incroyable, extraordinaire, et belle chacun d'eux est dans la réalité. ce un trop génial et puissant message positif, et si vrai!

  4. Veronique Martin:

    This inscription is a mystery and it is for this that we are launching the appeal, these dates correspond more or less to the years that various artillery batteries that protected Brest and notably Corbeau Fort which is right next to it.

  5. Charlie Castillo:

    I don't see that happening here, but Fort Bliss has always been an open base.


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