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See definition of echelons on Dictionary.com
  • as inhierarchy
  • as inpecking order

synonyms for echelons

  • pecking order
  • ranking
  • grouping
  • position
  • pyramid
  • scale
  • chain of command
  • due order
  • placing
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How to use echelons in a sentence

Meanwhile the echelons of supply in the rear are acting in the same manner.
AVERAGE AMERICANSTHEODORE ROOSEVELT
The order in echelons is as good in attack as in retreat; since the echelons mutually support each other.
A TREATISE ON THE TACTICAL USE OF THE THREE ARMS: INFANTRY, ARTILLERY, AND CAVALRYFRANCIS J. LIPPITT
The relationships existing among the echelons of command, with reference to objectives, have previously been noted.
SOUND MILITARY DECISIONU.S. NAVAL WAR COLLEGE
The Order Form assists in the solution of the problem by providing a comprehensive vehicle with which all echelons are familiar.
SOUND MILITARY DECISIONU.S. NAVAL WAR COLLEGE
The highest echelons of the world's governments were represented, even—Jerry gulped at the realization—Nikita Khrushchev himself.
THE DELEGATE FROM VENUSHENRY SLESAR
He distinguished himself at Austerlitz in that admirable march in echelons effected under the enemy's fire.
LES MISRABLESVICTOR HUGO
A decision having been arrived at, by two o'clock orders were published at Flavigny for an advance by echelons from the left wing.
THE FRANCO-GERMAN WAR OF 1870-71COUNT HELMUTH, VON MOLTKE
Even a hint of familiarity with lower echelons could mean the failure of the mission.
GAMBLER'S WORLDJOHN KEITH LAUMER
The board's recommendations were well received, at least in the highest echelons of the War Department.
INTEGRATION OF THE ARMED FORCES, 1940-1965MORRIS J. MACGREGOR, JR.
People's Council highest organ at district and lower echelons.
AREA HANDBOOK FOR ALBANIAEUGENE K. KEEFE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ECHELONS

  • chain of commands
  • due orders
  • echelons
  • groupings
  • pecking orders
  • placings
  • positions
  • pyramids
  • rankings
  • scales
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.