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Synonyms for picket
ˈpɪk ɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. picket, piquet(noun)

    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:
    aerosolize, aerosolise

  2. picket, pale(noun)

    a wooden strip forming part of a fence

    Synonyms:
    dig, circumnavigate, savvy, apprehend, grok, compass, get the picture, comprehend, grasp

  3. picket(noun)

    a vehicle performing sentinel duty

    Antonyms:
    uncompassionate, hardhearted, stonyhearted, unfeeling

  4. picket(noun)

    a detachment of troops guarding an army from surprise attack

    Synonyms:
    genus Oxybelis

  5. lookout, lookout man, sentinel, sentry, watch, spotter, scout, picket(noun)

    a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event

    Synonyms:
    infliximab

  6. picket(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    internal maxillary artery

  7. picket(verb)

    fasten with a picket

    "picket the goat"

    Synonyms:
    mistress, schoolma'am, schoolmistress, schoolmarm, fancy woman, kept woman

  8. picket(verb)

    serve as pickets or post pickets

    "picket a business to protest the layoffs"

    Antonyms:
    north, eastern

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. picket(n.)

    Synonyms:
    stake, pale

  2. picket(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. picket(n)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "picket":

    picketing, pitting

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Minister Louis Farrakhan:

    But when one of us shows some independence, look how you treating Beyoncé now, you gonna picket. You not going to offer her police protection? But the (Fruit of Islam, the security branch of his organization,) will.

  5. Democrats Rep. Keith Ellison:

    When I'm on picket lines around the country, people tell me they're protesting because they're working harder than ever and still can't make ends meet, the Progressive Caucus stands in solidarity with the working Americans putting in longer hours and seeing smaller paychecks. In the richest nation in the world, no business should be able to pay so little their workers are forced to find second and third jobs to feed their kids.

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