Synonyms for picket

Synonyms for (noun) picket

Synonyms: picket, piquet

Definition: a form of military punishment used by the British in the late 17th century in which a soldier was forced to stand on one foot on a pointed stake

Similar words: torture, torturing

Definition: the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason

Usage: it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession

Synonyms: picket, pale

Definition: a wooden strip forming part of a fence

Similar words: strip

Definition: thin piece of wood or metal

Synonyms: picket

Definition: a vehicle performing sentinel duty

Similar words: military vehicle

Definition: vehicle used by the armed forces

Synonyms: picket

Definition: a detachment of troops guarding an army from surprise attack

Similar words: detachment

Definition: a small unit of troops of special composition

Synonyms: lookout, lookout man, picket, sentinel, sentry, scout, spotter, watch

Definition: a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event

Similar words: watcher, watchman, security guard

Definition: a guard who keeps watch

Synonyms: picket

Definition: a protester posted by a labor organization outside a place of work

Similar words: demonstrator, protester

Definition: someone who participates in a public display of group feeling

Synonyms for (verb) picket

Synonyms: picket

Definition: fasten with a picket

Usage: picket the goat

Similar words: fix, fasten, secure

Definition: cause to be firmly attached

Usage: fasten the lock onto the door; she fixed her gaze on the man

Synonyms: picket

Definition: serve as pickets or post pickets

Usage: picket a business to protest the layoffs

Similar words: march, demonstrate

Definition: march in protest; take part in a demonstration

Usage: Thousands demonstrated against globalization during the meeting of the most powerful economic nations in Seattle

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