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See definition of perch on Dictionary.com
  • nounobject placed high for sitting on
  • verbsit atop of

synonyms for perch

  • branch
  • lounge
  • pole
  • post
  • roost
  • seat
  • landing place
  • resting place
See also synonyms for: perched / perches
  • alight
  • squat
  • land
  • light
  • rest
  • settle
  • balance
  • touch down
  • roost
  • set down
  • sit on
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How to use perch in a sentence

As the water rises, it sweeps away anything that wasn’t able to get such a safe and sturdy perch.
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Hong Kong has long occupied an enviable perch as a bridge between markets in China and the West.
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From our human perch we marvel at what we think a plant’s life consists of—growing.
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One of America’s most prominent business journalists for his perch at the New York Times and CNBC’s Squawk Box, Sorkin says the essential workers who are getting the country through the crisis are a stark reminder of who we all rely on.
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The salmon, perch, and taco salad are all excellent plus it is very LGBTQ friendly.
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Mr. Crow was rocking back and forth on his perch, for a joke—on anybody except himself—always delighted him.
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I think the coulée right under his perch is an arm of the one we're in; runs in somewhere below.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Mebby I'll perch on top o' the court-house, too, fer a spell, an' take a leetle fly out by the Injun school.
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Dorothy descended from her lofty perch on the stool, and met the red gleaming eyes of Pincher intently watching all her movements.
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Isabel gratefully climbed to his high perch, after stating that she had no money, and being royally silenced.
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WORDS RELATED TO PERCH

  • bide
  • bunk
  • bunk out
  • crash
  • dwell
  • hang out
  • inhabit
  • lodge
  • nest
  • perch
  • reside
  • room
  • roost
  • settle
  • squat
  • stay
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.