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Princeton's WordNet2.3 / 3 votes

  1. perchnoun

    support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird)

    rod, pole

  2. perch, rod, polenoun

    a linear measure of 16.5 feet

    retinal rod, celestial pole, rod cell, gat, magnetic pole, rod, terminal, pole

  3. perch, rod, polenoun

    a square rod of land

    retinal rod, celestial pole, rod cell, gat, magnetic pole, rod, terminal, pole

  4. perchnoun

    an elevated place serving as a seat

    rod, pole

  5. perchnoun

    any of numerous fishes of America and Europe

    rod, pole

  6. perchnoun

    spiny-finned freshwater food and game fishes

    rod, pole

  7. perchverb

    any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of various families of the order Perciformes

    rod, pole

  8. perch, roost, restverb

    sit, as on a branch

    "The birds perched high in the tree"

    alight, breathe, reside, remain, pillow, repose, light, roost, lie, catch one's breath, stay, take a breather, rest

  9. alight, light, perchverb

    to come to rest, settle

    "Misfortune lighted upon him"

    fire up, get down, ignite, illumine, illuminate, dismount, get off, climb down, rest, alight, light up, fall, light, unhorse, roost, illume

  10. perchverb

    cause to perch or sit

    "She perched her hat on her head"

    roost, light, alight, rest

Dictionary of English Synonymes4.0 / 1 vote

  1. perchnoun


  2. perchnoun

    pole, rod

  3. perchverb

    roost, sit on a perch

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. perchnoun


PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "perch":

    perche, roost, pole, trolley

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  1. Cy Vance:

    We will not accept presidential pardons as get-out-of-jail free cards for the well-connected in New York, as alleged in the complaint, Kenneth Kurson launched a campaign of cybercrime, manipulation, and abuse from Kenneth Kurson perch at the New York Observer, and now the people of New York will hold Kenneth Kurson accountable.

  2. Vic Santucci:

    Gobies are found in abundance among the rocks and boulders of our harbors and nearshore areas throughout much of the year. Foraging whitefish may be drawn to these nearshore areas when the temperature is right to feed on gobies or other prey, which increases their chances of encountering baited hooks of anglers fishing nearshore for perch, drum or other species.

  3. Ryan Scott Ashley:

    I never got the hunting fish with my grandfather much because he died when I was young. Paul Paradise introduced me to the sport and took me as a kid hunting, trapping and fishing. Paul Paradise was one of the number one trappers in the state of New Hampshire. we always went for white perch.

  4. Patrick Murray:

    As Granite State voters start to firm up their decision, it's looking more and more unlikely that Trump will be toppled from his perch. The real fight is for second place.

  5. Finnur Johansen:

    I remember the reaction of the birds. They go to sleep. The hen, they go in to hen house, under the perch, and slept there with the head under the wing.

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