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See definition of gird on Dictionary.com
  • verbencircle; strengthen
  • verbmake fun of

synonyms for gird

  • brace
  • band
  • belt
  • bind
  • block
  • blockade
  • bolster
  • buttress
  • circle
  • enclose
  • encompass
  • enfold
  • environ
  • fasten
  • fortify
  • girdle
  • pen
  • prepare
  • ready
  • reinforce
  • ring
  • round
  • secure
  • steel
  • support
  • surround
  • cincture
  • hem in
  • make ready
See also synonyms for: girt

antonyms for gird

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  • free
  • hurt
  • injure
  • let down
  • let go
  • loose
  • loosen
  • neglect
  • open
  • release
  • undermine
  • unfasten
  • untie
  • weaken
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • praise
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Zahab is girding for Thursday’s donation, when a stylist from Hair Cuttery, one of the sponsors that Riya wrangled, will transform Zahab’s floor-length hair to shoulder-length hair.
SHE’S BEEN GROWING HER HAIR FOR 17 YEARS. ON THURSDAY, SHE’LL CUT IT OFF FOR CHARITY.JOHN KELLYAUGUST 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Indeed, gird your loins before pressing Returnal’s START button.
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That means something as simple as dietary changes or nutritional supplements might help gird up weak immune systems.
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America’s police departments are girding for disruptions at the polls.
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So, spend a little time girding yourself for the fact that if you’re doing it right, your life is going to change.
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Thou therefore gird up thy loins, and arise, and speak to them all that I command thee.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
In order to protect yourself from all evils, gird yourself with the rope with which a criminal has been hung.
SECRET SOCIETIES AND SUBVERSIVE MOVEMENTSNESTA H. WEBSTER
My subordinates may gird their loins to leap and run and gesticulate, shedding their own blood the while in crimson streams.
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
Now gird thee well for courage, My knight of twenty year, Against the marching morrows That fill the world with fear!
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But the men here think it but fair; gird about their loins and set about working their way through.
THE LETTERS OF WILLIAM JAMES, VOL. 1WILLIAM JAMES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GIRD

  • accouter
  • appoint
  • array
  • deck
  • equalize
  • fortify
  • furnish
  • gear
  • gird
  • guard
  • heel
  • heel up
  • issue
  • load
  • load up
  • lug iron
  • make ready
  • mobilize
  • outfit
  • pack
  • pack a rod
  • prepare
  • prime
  • protect
  • provide
  • rig
  • rod up
  • strengthen
  • supply
  • tote
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