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Synonyms for buoyˈbu i, bɔɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. buoy(verb)

    bright-colored; a float attached by rope to the seabed to mark channels in a harbor or underwater hazards

  2. buoy(verb)

    float on the surface of water

    Synonyms:
    buoy up

  3. buoy, buoy up(verb)

    keep afloat

    Synonyms:
    buoy up, lighten up, lighten, buoy

  4. buoy(verb)

    mark with a buoy

    Synonyms:
    buoy up

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. buoy

    Synonyms:
    animate, cheer, embolden, encourage, inspirit, rally, uphold

    Antonyms:
    abash, bewilder, chagrin, confound, confuse, daunt, discompose, disconcert, dishearten, embarrass, humble, humiliate, mortify, overawe, shame

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. buoy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    float (to indicate shoals, anchoring places, &c.)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

floatie, buoys, drifters, lifeline, beacon, lifebuoys, floats


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