Synonyms for fort

Synonyms for (noun) fort

Synonyms: fort, fortress

Definition: a fortified defensive structure

Similar words: defence, defense, defensive structure

Definition: a structure used to defend against attack

Usage: the artillery battered down the defenses


Synonyms: garrison, fort

Definition: a fortified military post where troops are stationed

Similar words: military post, post

Definition: military installation at which a body of troops is stationed

Usage: this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby; there is an officer's club on the post

Synonyms for (verb) fort

Synonyms: fort

Definition: station (troops) in a fort

Similar words: station, send, place, post

Definition: assign to a station


Synonyms: fort, fortify

Definition: enclose by or as if by a fortification

Similar words: close in, inclose, enclose, shut in

Definition: surround completely

Usage: Darkness enclosed him; They closed in the porch with a fence


Synonyms: fort, fort up

Definition: gather in, or as if in, a fort, as for protection or defense

Similar words: assemble, gather, foregather, forgather, meet

Definition: collect in one place

Usage: We assembled in the church basement; Let's gather in the dining room