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See definition of garrisoning on Dictionary.com
  • as inoccupy
  • as instation
  • as indefend
  • as infortify

synonyms for garrisoning

  • capture
  • conquer
  • hold
  • invade
  • keep
  • overrun
  • garrison
  • obtain
  • take possession

antonyms for garrisoning

MOST RELEVANT
  • abandon
  • give up
  • let go
  • release
  • retreat
  • surrender
  • yield
  • change
  • disorganize
  • displace
  • remove
  • unsettle
  • move
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How to use garrisoning in a sentence

There are other serious drawbacks to garrisoning breastwork trenches.
THE HISTORY OF THE 51ST (HIGHLAND) DIVISION 1914-1918FREDERICK WILLIAM BEWSHER
Orders were received for the Regiment to entrain for Machadodorp for the purpose of garrisoning the railway blockhouses.
THE RECORD OF A REGIMENT OF THE LINEM. JACSON
The Massachusetts lay in the harbor of Seattle, and fifteen of her men were on shore garrisoning the town.
THE LIFE OF ISAAC INGALLS STEVENS, VOLUME II (OF 2)HAZARD STEVENS
At Utica they assure us that, of 30,000 soldiers then garrisoning it, there survived only ten.
THE CITY OF GOD, VOLUME IAURELIUS AUGUSTINE
The greater portion of the Chinese troops garrisoning Hang-chow were captured, but the Manchoos fell almost to the last man.
TI-PING TIEN-KWOHLIN-LE
They were in the trenches, landing at Suvla, garrisoning Egypt, pushing up to Baghdad.
THE WAR ON ALL FRONTS: ENGLAND'S EFFORTMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
Malta House was next overwhelmed, and the platoon garrisoning Stroom Trench was forced back.
THE HISTORY OF THE 51ST (HIGHLAND) DIVISION 1914-1918FREDERICK WILLIAM BEWSHER
At 9.30 the blacks garrisoning Dongola hoisted the white flag, and the cannonade ceased.
THE EGYPTIAN CAMPAIGNS, 1882 TO 1885CHARLES ROYLE
They let the English invaders pass by, garrisoning the towns but abandoning the countryside.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 5VARIOUS
William, by garrisoning the towns of which he took possession, had reduced his forces to about twenty thousand men.
THE HUGUENOTS IN FRANCESAMUEL SMILES.
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