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Synonyms for buckleˈbʌk əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. buckle(noun)

    fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong

    Synonyms:
    warp

    Antonyms:
    unbuckle

  2. warp, buckle(verb)

    a shape distorted by twisting or folding

    Synonyms:
    buckle, warping, warp, deflection

    Antonyms:
    unbuckle

  3. buckle, clasp(verb)

    fasten with a buckle or buckles

    Synonyms:
    crumple, heave, brooch, clasp, warp, buckle

    Antonyms:
    unbuckle

  4. buckle, crumple(verb)

    fold or collapse

    Synonyms:
    break down, heave, buckle, clasp, knit, crease, tumble, crumple, crinkle, collapse, crumble, rumple, pucker, wrinkle, cockle, warp

    Antonyms:
    unbuckle

  5. heave, buckle, warp(verb)

    bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat

    Synonyms:
    warp, buckle, heave, gag, gasp, clasp, pant, falsify, distort, heft up, garble, puff, heft, billow, retch, surge, crumple, heave up

    Antonyms:
    unbuckle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. buckle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    fasten with a buckle

  2. buckle(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    bend, bow

  3. buckle(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Rare.] struggle, contend, strive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

loop, earring, curl


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