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Synonyms for fortressˈfɔr trɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fortress, fort(noun)

    a fortified defensive structure

    Synonyms:
    fort, fortress, garrison

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fortress

    The weak may speak or act in defense of the strong; none but the powerful can assure others of protection. A defense is ordinarily against actual attack; protection is against possible as well as actual dangers. We speak of defense against an assault, protection from the cold. Vindication is a triumphant defense of character and conduct against charges of error or wrong. Compare APOLOGY.

    Synonyms:
    apology, bulwark, defense, guard, justification, protection, rampart, resistance, safeguard, shelter, shield, vindication

    Antonyms:
    abandonment, betrayal, capitulation, desertion, flight, surrender

    Preposition:
    Defense against assault or assailants; in law, defense to an action, from the testimony.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fortress(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fortification, fort, stronghold, castle, citadel, fortified place (of great magnitude)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

fortaleza, strength, fort, fortitude, stronghold, bastion, bulwark


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