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Synonyms for rook
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. castle, rook(noun)

    (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard

    Synonyms:
    castling, castle, palace

  2. rook, Corvus frugilegus(verb)

    common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow

    Synonyms:
    castle

  3. victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, gip, hornswoggle, short-change, con(verb)

    deprive of by deceit

    "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"

    Synonyms:
    cabbage, fiddle, hook, nobble, victimize, gip, shirk, goldbrick, swindle, con, memorise, snatch, diddle, lift, gyp, kidnap, abstract, toy, abduct, pilfer, filch, purloin, snarf, short-change, defraud, hornswoggle, play, victimise, sneak, bunco, pinch, swipe, short, memorize, learn, scam, mulct, shrink from

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rook(n.)

    Synonyms:
    castle (in chess)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "rook":

    tower, tour, torre

How to pronounce rook?

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Karen
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Veena
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How to say rook in sign language?

  1. rook

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How to use rook in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    The people who create strain & stress for the population play life as a chess and they could be seen talking of making moves like queen, rook, bishop, knight and others.

Images & Illustrations of rook

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