Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / bison
FEEDBACK

bison

See definition of bison on Dictionary.com

synonyms for bison

  • wisent
  • American bison
  • American buffalo
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

TRY USING bison

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
Sprint To The Finish With This Olympics Quiz!
START THE QUIZ

How to use bison in a sentence

By 1900, with the bison gone and cattle herds roaming the plains of the Americas, cows alone bulked twice as heavy as all remaining wild mammals.
HUMANS HAVE RAPIDLY REMADE THE EARTH — AND IMPERILED ITS FUTUREJEDEDIAH BRITTON-PURDYMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Beloved Beasts unwinds a history of human efforts to protect the loss of other species, an impulse, Nijhuis writes, “likely as old as the images of steppe bison painted on cave walls.”
‘BELOVED BEASTS’ IS A RIVETING HISTORY OF CONSERVATIONERICA BERRYMARCH 12, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Beginning with the plight of bison in the American West, the book moves chronologically through turning points in species conservation, with each chapter tethered to an actor or two and the animals they were—or are still—working to protect.
‘BELOVED BEASTS’ IS A RIVETING HISTORY OF CONSERVATIONERICA BERRYMARCH 12, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Studies of bison have, for example, shown that the buffalo prefer to graze on prairie dog colonies, and even gain more weight when they do so.
THE FIGHT TO SAVE AMERICA’S MOST ENDANGERED MAMMALULA CHROBAKMARCH 5, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
After all, bison—which once numbered in the tens of millions in North America—seemed to find enough to eat for the thousands of years they lived alongside prairie dogs and ferrets in the plains.
THE FIGHT TO SAVE AMERICA’S MOST ENDANGERED MAMMALULA CHROBAKMARCH 5, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Even if a person is injured by a bear, bison, elk, or raccoon, the human usually recovers.
ONCE YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPENS TO FOOD YOU LEAVE OUTDOORS, YOU’LL STOP DOING ITALISHA MCDARRISJANUARY 14, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
That means they can grow lots of plants, which can support large, plant-eating animals such as bison.
SCIENTISTS SAY: PRAIRIEBETHANY BROOKSHIREJULY 13, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
See if you can find out something about the great herds of bison that used to live in this country.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
Ever since the reindeer went away the Cave-men had been looking for the return of the bison.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
The edge of the lowland forest where the bison wintered could be seen far away.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 24, 2021
Choose the synonym for cross
traverse

WORD OF THE DAY

natantadjective | [neyt-nt ]SEE DEFINITION