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Synonyms for turtle
ˈtɜr tltur·tle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. turtleneck, turtle, polo-necknoun

    a sweater or jersey with a high close-fitting collar

    Synonyms:
    polo-neck, turtleneck

  2. turtleverb

    any of various aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming

    Synonyms:
    turtleneck, polo-neck

  3. capsize, turtle, turn turtleverb

    overturn accidentally

    "Don't rock the boat or it will capsize!"

    Synonyms:
    turn turtle, capsize

  4. turtleverb

    hunt for turtles, especially as an occupation

    Synonyms:
    turn turtle, capsize

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. turtlenoun

    Synonyms:
    turtle-dove

  2. turtlenoun

    Synonyms:
    sea-tortoise, marine tortoise

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. turtlenoun

    Synonyms:
    tortoise, terrapin

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "turtle":

    turtles, tortoise, tortue, blanding, stinkpot, spotted

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Turtle":

    James Vincent

How to pronounce turtle?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

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How to use turtle in a sentence?

  1. Papalii Faafetai:

    We breed them and when they are big enough, we tag and release them into the ocean, any fisherman who catches a turtle in their nets, we pay them to bring them here instead of eating them.

  2. Chip Fletcher:

    As we moved around the island this past July, every single step we had to be careful, because there was evidence of turtle nesting, but, thankfully, most of the eggs would have hatched and the hatchlings gone, by the time the hurricane hit.

  3. Pond Ali Hamadi:

    If the turtle is injured and bleeds it will attract sharks, but now they bring it to us.

  4. Eric Sutton:

    The illegal trade of turtles is having a global impact on many turtle species and our ecosystems.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Move at a snail's pace or walk with the speed of a turtle or run like a rabbit! Just move; forget about the speed and just move ahead!

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