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Synonyms for fort
fɔrt, foʊrtfort

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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.

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. garrison, fortnoun

    a fortified military post where troops are stationed

    Synonyms:
    fortress, garrison

  2. fortress, fortverb

    a fortified defensive structure

    Synonyms:
    fortress, garrison

  3. fort, fort upverb

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

    Synonyms:
    fort up, fortify

  4. fortify, fortverb

    enclose by or as if by a fortification

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

  5. fortverb

    station (troops) in a fort

    Synonyms:
    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

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fortnoun

    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. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Peut être votre café chaud et fort! Peuvent être vos vêtements chaud et confortable! Et que votre lundi être lisse et souriant! Faire un grand lundi!

  2. Marc Perry:

    Population growth this decade was almost entirely in metro areas, texas is a good example of this, where parts of the Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Dallas Fort Worth, Midland and Odessa metro areas had population growth, whereas many of the state's other counties had population declines.

  3. 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.

  4. Rich Murphy:

    They can reconnect to their community in a capacity where it feels like they’re contributing, and that’s huge, when you give someone food and get to watch their eyes light up and you grew that. It’s a similar feeling to, ‘ you honored our country, thank you for your service. ’ Rich Murphy, at left, with a range of past and current participants in the Veterans to Farmers program at Rich Murphy home in Fort Collins, Colorado. ( Christopher Carbone/Fox News) Muranyi recently started working at Hazel Dell Mushrooms Farm in Fort Collins. Marine Corps veteran Dominic Muranyi helps out at the farmer’s market and spends three days per week assisting with growing and harvesting shitake, lion’s mane and other mushrooms.

  5. President Obama:

    As we’ve become better at preventing complex, multifaceted attacks like 9/11, terrorists turned to less complicated acts of violence like the mass shootings that are all too common in our society, it is this type of attack that we saw at Fort Hood in 2009. In Chattanooga earlier this year. And now in San Bernardino.

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