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Synonyms for timber
ˈtɪm bərtim·ber

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Wiktionary

  1. timbernoun

    Used by loggers to warn others that a tree being felled is falling.

    Synonyms:
    timberland, forest

  2. timbernoun

    Wood that has been pre-cut and is ready for use in construction.

    Synonyms:
    wood, lumber

  3. timbernoun

    Synonyms:
    rafter, beam

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lumber, timbernoun

    the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material

    Synonyms:
    woodland, tone, quality, timbre, timberland, lumber, forest, baseball bat

  2. timbernoun

    a beam made of wood

    Synonyms:
    woodland, lumber, tone, quality, timbre, forest, timberland

  3. timbernoun

    a post made of wood

    Synonyms:
    woodland, lumber, tone, quality, timbre, forest, timberland

  4. forest, woodland, timberland, timbernoun

    land that is covered with trees and shrubs

    Synonyms:
    woodland, tone, quality, wood, timbre, timberland, woods, lumber, forest

  5. timbre, timber, quality, tonenoun

    (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)

    "the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely"; "the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet"

    Synonyms:
    note, shade, smell, tone of voice, caliber, tonicity, lineament, quality, feel, feeling, flavor, look, tint, lumber, tonus, flavour, spirit, whole step, tincture, timberland, pure tone, step, forest, whole tone, character, tone, woodland, timbre, calibre, musical note

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. timbernoun

    Synonyms:
    wood (for building)

  2. timbernoun

    Synonyms:
    beam, stick, squared timber

  3. timbernoun

    Synonyms:
    rib (of a ship's frame)

  4. timbernoun

    Synonyms:
    [western, U. S.] woods, forest

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How to use timber in a sentence?

  1. Aftab Mehmood:

    Despite our meager resources we arrested 30 timber smugglers last year and sent them to prison, but almost all are released now.

  2. Evelyn Waugh, Work Suspended (1943):

    Beavers bred in captivity, inhabiting a concrete pool, will, if given the timber, fatuously go through all the motions of damming and ancestral stream.

  3. Jeremy Douglas:

    Wildlife and timber trafficking is also an emergency, extinction is on the horizon.

  4. Bob Katter:

    Mr Katter hit out at both the Liberal National and Labor parties. You destroyed the timber industry, the tobacco industry, the fishing industry, the dairy industry and half the sugar mills,he said. We can't farm here because of the Great Barrier Reef. Out west we can't shoot pigs because guns are bad. You can't remove trees, can't use the water out west, can't use the land or improve it. We're not standing still. We're not going forward, so we must be going backwards.

  5. Don Shomette:

    Within a year we had a million men building ships, cutting the timber, mining the iron for them, building the machinery for them. At one point we became the greatest shipbuilding nation in the history of the world, we had to create from nothing a shipping industry that was going to build a thousand wooden ships in 18 months -- normally it would take a year and a half to build a wooden steam ship.


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