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Synonyms for strand
strænd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. strand(noun)

    a pattern forming a unity within a larger structural whole

    "he tried to pick up the strands of his former life"; "I could hear several melodic strands simultaneously"

    Synonyms:
    fibril, chain, string, filament

  2. strand(noun)

    line consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable

    Synonyms:
    fibril, chain, string, filament

  3. chain, string, strand(noun)

    a necklace made by a stringing objects together

    "a string of beads"; "a strand of pearls";

    Synonyms:
    cosmic string, chain, range, range of mountains, chemical chain, bowed stringed instrument, fibril, concatenation, train, chain of mountains, drawstring, filament, drawing string, mountain chain, twine, string, mountain range

  4. fibril, filament, strand(noun)

    a very slender natural or synthetic fiber

    Synonyms:
    chain, fibril, filament, filum, string

  5. strand(noun)

    a poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)

    Synonyms:
    fibril, chain, string, filament

  6. Strand(verb)

    a street in west central London famous for its theaters and hotels

    Synonyms:
    fibril, chain, string, filament

  7. maroon, strand(verb)

    leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue

    "the travellers were marooned"

    Synonyms:
    ground, maroon, run aground

  8. strand(verb)

    drive (a vessel) ashore

    Synonyms:
    ground, maroon, run aground

  9. ground, strand, run aground(verb)

    bring to the ground

    "the storm grounded the ship"

    Synonyms:
    prime, base, run aground, maroon, undercoat, found, establish, anchor, ground

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. strand

    Bank is a general term for the land along the edge of a water course; it may also denote a raised portion of the bed of a river, lake, or ocean; as, the Banks of Newfoundland. A beach is a strip or expanse of incoherent wave-worn sand, which is often pebbly or full of boulders; we speak of the beach of a lake or ocean; a beach is sometimes found in the bend of a river. Strand is a more poetic term for a wave-washed shore, especially as a place for landing or embarking; as, the keel grates on the strand. The whole line of a country or continent that borders the sea is a coast. Shore is any land, whether cliff, or sand, or marsh, bordering water. We do not speak of the coast of a river, nor of the banks of the ocean, tho there may be banks by or under the sea. Edge is the line where land and water meet; as, the water's edge. Brink is the place from which one may fall; as, the river's brink; the brink of a precipice; the brink of ruin.

    Synonyms:
    bank, beach, border, bound, brim, brink, coast, edge, marge, margin, rim, shore

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. strand(n.)

    Synonyms:
    beach, shore, coast, seaboard, seacoast

  2. strand(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    run aground, get ashore, be wrecked, be cast away

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "strand":

    component, wick, beach, aspect, axis

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Strand":

    Miguel Gil Tertre

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How to use strand in a sentence?

  1. Kirby Wright:

    Bone-white driftwood maroons on the sand. Dunes wall in the strand. An island offshore is an overturned teacup. The gulls have abandoned the sea for the roof of the Surf Club.

  2. Walter Scott:

    Breathes there the man, with soul so dead,Who never to himself hath said,This is my own, my native land!Whose heart hath neer within him burnd,As home his footsteps he hath turnd,From wandering on a foreign strand!

  3. Ari Seth Cohen:

    It can be anything from an elegant woman walking down the street with a strand of pearls to someone who might have made their own clothing and (is) an artist, it's really about that spirit, that vitality, that expression of creativity. It's like a life force that is drawing me to them.

  4. Chief Seattle:

    Whatever befalls the earth befalls the sons and daughters of the earth. We did not weave the web of life We are merely a strand in it. What we do with the web, we do to ourselves...

  5. Piara Powar:

    There's a strand of male culture you see in the UK, and to some extent other Anglo Saxon societies, prevalent among 20, 30 and even 40-year-olds, which is : you go abroad, you drink a fair amount, you sing songs and engage in banter, and pick on someone who is different to you, there's this pervasive sexism and racism. The idea that' anyone who isn't like us, we're going to sing about them and insult them and it's part of the lad's day out.'.

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