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Synonyms for perch
pɜrtʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. perch(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    rod, pole

  2. perch, rod, pole(noun)

    a linear measure of 16.5 feet

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

  3. perch, rod, pole(noun)

    a square rod of land

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

  4. perch(noun)

    an elevated place serving as a seat

    Synonyms:
    rod, pole

  5. perch(noun)

    any of numerous fishes of America and Europe

    Synonyms:
    rod, pole

  6. perch(noun)

    spiny-finned freshwater food and game fishes

    Synonyms:
    rod, pole

  7. perch(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    rod, pole

  8. perch, roost, rest(verb)

    sit, as on a branch

    "The birds perched high in the tree"

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

  9. alight, light, perch(verb)

    to come to rest, settle

    "Misfortune lighted upon him"

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

  10. perch(verb)

    cause to perch or sit

    "She perched her hat on her head"

    Synonyms:
    roost, light, alight, rest

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. perch(n.)

    Synonyms:
    roost

  2. perch(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pole, rod

  3. perch(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    roost, sit on a perch

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. perch(n)

    Synonyms:
    roost

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "perch":

    perche, roost, pole, trolley

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How to use perch in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Kyle Philip:

    We could taste the mud in the meat of the perch, we couldn't really eat them.

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