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Synonyms for girdle
ˈgɜr dlgir·dle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. girdlenoun

    an encircling or ringlike structure

    Synonyms:
    waistcloth, stays, corset, cincture, sash, waistband

  2. girdle, cincture, sash, waistband, waistclothnoun

    a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers

    Synonyms:
    cincture, sash, corset, stays, waistcloth, waistband, window sash

  3. corset, girdle, staysverb

    a woman's close-fitting foundation garment

    Synonyms:
    waistcloth, stays, corset, cincture, sash, waistband

  4. girdle, deadenverb

    cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients

    "girdle the plant"

    Synonyms:
    blunt, gird, deaden, dampen, damp

  5. girdle, girdverb

    put a girdle on or around

    "gird your loins"

    Synonyms:
    build up, gird, fortify, deaden, arm, encircle

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. girdlenoun

    Synonyms:
    band (for the waist), belt, CESTUS, cincture

  2. girdleverb

    Synonyms:
    gird, bind round

  3. girdleverb

    Synonyms:
    environ, encompass, surround, enclose, embrace, girt, shut in

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. girdlenoun

    Synonyms:
    cestus, sash, belt, band, cincture

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "girdle":

    corset, sheath, belt

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#3230arm
#4121belt
#9418stays
#11372blunt
#18220damp
#23067sheath
#23975corset
#27782sash
#31650waistband
#35630girdle
#51445dampen
#57522fortify
#87313encircle
#102581gird
#158158deaden
#319844waistcloth

How to use girdle in a sentence?

  1. Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet:

    You shall be free indeed when your days are not without a care nor your nights without a want and a grief, But rather when these things girdle your life and yet you rise above them naked and unbound.


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