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Synonyms for parry
ˈpær i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. parry(noun)

    (fencing) blocking a lunge or deflecting it with a circular motion of the sword

    Synonyms:
    counterpunch, counter

  2. counterpunch, parry, counter(verb)

    a return punch (especially by a boxer)

    Synonyms:
    heel counter, retort, tabulator, comeback, rejoinder, buffet, sideboard, counter, return, counterpunch, riposte, replication

  3. parry, block, deflect(verb)

    impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)

    "block an attack"

    Synonyms:
    ward off, debar, circumvent, evade, block up, lug, halt, sidestep, obturate, jam, stuff, fend off, block off, close up, blank out, freeze, bend, head off, obstruct, avert, deflect, impede, dodge, embarrass, kibosh, draw a blank, duck, hinder, avoid, block, forget, hedge, immobilize, stop, put off, stymy, fudge, blockade, immobilise, turn away, bar, occlude, barricade, obviate, elude, forefend, choke up, forfend, stymie, stave off, distract, skirt

  4. hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep(verb)

    avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

    "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"

    Synonyms:
    put over, circumvent, set back, dip, turn off, confuse, sidestep, cook, douse, overreach, beat, surround, dishearten, hold over, hem in, environ, defer, outfox, deflect, dodge, remit, fake, duck, border, flurry, prorogue, block, outsmart, hedge, manipulate, put off, evade, falsify, table, misrepresent, postpone, hedge in, shelve, beleaguer, elude, disconcert, ring, wangle, escape, fudge, outwit, besiege, bilk, skirt

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. parry(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    ward off, turn aside

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. parry(v)

    Synonyms:
    ward off, avert, prevent, avoid, evade, elude

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    barry, bari, baré, pari, parade

How to pronounce parry?

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How to say parry in sign language?

  1. parry

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How to use parry in a sentence?

  1. Lincoln Chafee:

    That comes with the territory, to be able to spar and parry. But the main thing is to be able to share your vision.


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