Thesaurus / close ranks
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

The close ranks of the elderberry bushes lining the fences on the final hill-top lent themselves to the concealment he now sought.

The Chief LegateeAnna Katharine Green

It is thought of as a sort of mighty army, marching down the road, in close ranks, with fixed bayonets.

The twilight was coming fast in that far, lonely spot shaded by the close ranks of the Titanic forms.

The Transformation of JobFrederick Vining Fisher

A long row of blooming lads and lassies came in close ranks, moving slowly towards the parsonage.

Veronica And Other FriendsJohanna (Heusser) Spyri

From houses along the way unexpected bursts of rocks, an occasional shot, crashed into the close ranks of the law-enforcers.

MountainClement Wood

They turned their guns directly at the close ranks of the oncoming host.

To escape famine, he will soon be obliged to direct his flight through the close ranks of our brave soldiers.

Long before daylight the next morning the four thousand were marching in close ranks to gather for the final assault.

When the West Was YoungFrederick R. Bechdolt

From hillside to hillside the close ranks of somber firs ran unbroken.

The Gold TrailHarold Bindloss

The wolves that were advancing in close ranks recoiled, and gathered together again a hundred paces from the inclosure.

USE close ranks IN A SENTENCE

Join our early testers! See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140

WORDS RELATED TO CLOSE RANKS

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.