HyperDic: fort

English > 5 senses of the word fort:
NOUNartifactfort, garrisona fortified military post where troops / troops are stationed
artifactfort, fortressa fortified defensive structure
VERBmotionfort, fort upgather in, or as if in, a fort / fort, as for protection or defense
contactfort, fortifyenclose by or as if by a fortification
competitionfortstation (troops / troops) in a fort / fort
fort > pronunciation
Soundsfao'rt
Rhymesabort ... wart: 48 rhymes with aort...
English > fort: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA fortified military post where troops / troops are stationed.
Synonymgarrison
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
InstancesFort Meade, Fort George Gordon Meade, Fort George G. MeadeA United States Army base in Maryland
Broadermilitary post, postmilitary installation at which a body of troops / troops is stationed
Spanishfuerte, guarnición, plaza fortificada
Catalanfort, guarnició, plaça fortificada
Verbsfortstation (troops / troops) in a fort / fort
fortgather in, or as if in, a fort / fort, as for protection or defense
fortifyprepare oneself for a military confrontation
fortifyenclose by or as if by a fortification
English > fort: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA fortified defensive structure.
Synonymfortress
InstancesAlhambraA fortified Moorish palace built near Granada by Muslim kings in the Middle Ages
BastilleA fortress built in Paris in the 14th century and used as a prison in the 17th and 18th centuries
Machu PicchuInca fortress city in the Andes in Peru discovered in 1911
Tower of LondonA fortress in London on the Thames
Partsbattlement, crenelation, crenellationA rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps / gaps for firing arrows or guns
NarroweralcazarAny of various Spanish fortresses or palaces built by the Moors
martello towerA circular masonry fort for coastal defence
presidioA fortress established in the southwestern United States by the Spanish in order to protect their missions and other holdings
sconceA small fort or earthwork defending a ford, pass, or castle gate
Broaderdefensive structure, defense, defenceA structure used to defend against attack
Spanishalcázar, fortaleza, fuerte
Catalanfortalesa, fortificació, fort
Verbsfortstation (troops / troops) in a fort / fort
fortgather in, or as if in, a fort / fort, as for protection or defense
fortify, fortenclose by or as if by a fortification
English > fort: 5 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningGather in, or as if in, a fort / fort, as for protection or defense.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymfort up
Broadermeet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregatherCollect in one place
Nounsforta fortified defensive structure
forta fortified military post where troops / troops are stationed
English > fort: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningenclose by or as if by a fortification.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymfortify
NarrowerembattleFortify by furnishing with battlements for defense
trenchfortify by surrounding with trenches
Broaderenclose, close in, inclose, shut inSurround completely
Spanishamurallar, fortificar
Catalanfortificar
Nounsforta fortified defensive structure
English > fort: 5 senses > verb 3, competition
Meaningstation (troops / troops) in a fort / fort.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderstation, post, send, placeAssign to a station / station
Spanishfortificarse
Nounsforta fortified defensive structure
forta fortified military post where troops / troops are stationed

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