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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

    buoy up

  3. buoy, buoy up(verb)

    keep afloat

    "The life vest buoyed him up"

    buoy up, lighten up, lighten, buoy

  4. buoy(verb)

    mark with a buoy

    buoy up

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. buoy

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. buoy(n.)

    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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