Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun fort

2 senses of fort

Sense 1
garrison, fort -- (a fortified military post where troops are stationed)
       => military post, post -- (military installation at which a body of troops is stationed; "this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby"; "there is an officer's club on the post")

Sense 2
fortress, fort -- (a fortified defensive structure)
       => defensive structure, defense, defence -- (a structure used to defend against attack; "the artillery battered down the defenses")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb fort

3 senses of fort

Sense 1
fort, fort up -- (gather in, or as if in, a fort, as for protection or defense)
       => meet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregather -- (collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room")

Sense 2
fortify, fort -- (enclose by or as if by a fortification)
       => enclose, close in, inclose, shut in -- (surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence")

Sense 3
fort -- (station (troops) in a fort)
       => station, post, send, place -- (assign to a station)

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