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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

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#9688turtle
#11617spotted
#15107turtles
#24440tortoise
#41531turtleneck
#77565blanding
#116835capsize
#142758tortue

How to use turtle in a sentence?

  1. Chris Graff:

    We know that there's manatees in the area, there's turtle nesting areas in the area, there's some bird activity in the area. All of these are concerns for us.

  2. Pamela Plotkin:

    Any time you see a Kemp's ridley sea turtle laying eggs on a beach, it is a win for conservationists because there were only a few hundred left on this planet in the mid-1980s.

  3. 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.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    You can’t get the taste of winning in a running competition with a turtle!

  5. Kevin Grant:

    I just remember shielding Kevin Grant while my sister screamed my name, after the turtle hit the glass, she was literally in shock and kept driving. I was the one covered in blood and telling her to calm down and call 911.


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