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Synonyms for strand

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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"

    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

    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";

    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

    chain, fibril, filament, filum, string

  5. strand(noun)

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

    fibril, chain, string, filament

  6. Strand(verb)

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

    fibril, chain, string, filament

  7. maroon, strand(verb)

    leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue

    "the travellers were marooned"

    ground, maroon, run aground

  8. strand(verb)

    drive (a vessel) ashore

    ground, maroon, run aground

  9. ground, strand, run aground(verb)

    bring to the ground

    "the storm grounded the ship"

    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.

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. strand(n.)

    beach, shore, coast, seaboard, seacoast

  2. strand(v. n.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    component, wick, beach, aspect, axis

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How to use strand in a sentence?

  1. Brianne Sperber:

    People still read hardbacks and books are still collectors' items so we expect Strand will continue to fare well against Amazon.

  2. Sarah Carroll:

    Our regulatory system is efficient and flexible, and I am confident that designation will not impact plans for the Strand Bookstore, in fact, the type of work she has described is typical for commercial storefronts and permits can often be issued quickly by staff.

  3. Kelly Thorvalson:

    I can hardly believe it. They don't strand alive very often.

  4. 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!

  5. 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.

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