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Synonyms for picket
ˈpɪk ɪtpick·et

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lookout, lookout man, sentinel, sentry, watch, spotter, scout, picketnoun

    a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event

    Synonyms:
    piquet, ticker, sentry, pale, scout, observation post, observatory, watch, pathfinder, finder, talent scout, lookout station, guide, outlook, lookout, spotter, observation tower, vigil, lookout man, discoverer, sentinel

  2. picketnoun

    a detachment of troops guarding an army from surprise attack

    Synonyms:
    spotter, lookout man, lookout, piquet, sentry, watch, sentinel, pale, scout

  3. picketnoun

    a protester posted by a labor organization outside a place of work

    Synonyms:
    spotter, lookout man, lookout, piquet, sentry, watch, sentinel, pale, scout

  4. picketnoun

    a vehicle performing sentinel duty

    Synonyms:
    spotter, lookout man, lookout, piquet, sentry, watch, sentinel, pale, scout

  5. picket, palenoun

    a wooden strip forming part of a fence

    Synonyms:
    spotter, lookout man, lookout, piquet, sentry, watch, sentinel, pale, scout

  6. picket, piquetverb

    a form of military punishment used by the British in the late 17th century in which a soldier was forced to stand on one foot on a pointed stake

    Synonyms:
    spotter, lookout man, lookout, piquet, sentry, watch, sentinel, pale, scout

  7. picketverb

    serve as pickets or post pickets

    "picket a business to protest the layoffs"

  8. picketverb

    fasten with a picket

    "picket the goat"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. picketnoun

    Synonyms:
    stake, pale

  2. picketnoun

    Synonyms:
    (Mil.) sentinel (on the outposts), guard, watchman, guardsman, sentry

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. picketnoun

    Synonyms:
    stake, pale, paling, sentry, guard, watchman, sentinel

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "picket":

    picketing, pitting

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How to use picket in a sentence?

  1. Edward Irving Koch:

    If you don't like the president, it costs you 90 bucks to fly to Washington to picket. If you don't like the governor, it costs you 60 bucks to fly to Albany to picket. If you don't like me, 90 cents.

  2. Justice Potter Stewart:

    The right to defy an unconstitutional statute is basic in our scheme. Even when an ordinance requires a permit to make a speech, to deliver a sermon, to picket, to parade, or to assemble, it need not be honored when it’s invalid on its face.

  3. The Chicago teachers union:

    Short of some late-breaking change, *all* CTU members will begin working remotely tomorrow, Wednesday, January 27. And if CPS retaliates against members for exercising their right to a safe workplace, *all* CTU members will stop working on Thursday and set up picket lines at their schools.

  4. Donald Trump:

    I never have and never will condone violence. People have the right to protest, that's what America is about, I've been on picket lines my whole life, but that is very difference from being involved in violence.

  5. Aimee Bartek-Regnier:

    My white picket fence, my trellis, everything you'd identify my house with was gone, we're just waiting on a picture so that we can have our closure that way. I've known since Friday that our house was gone.


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