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

9 senses of yard

Sense 1
yard, pace -- (a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride)
       => linear unit, linear measure -- (a unit of measurement of length)

Sense 2
yard, grounds, curtilage -- (the enclosed land around a house or other building; "it was a small house with almost no yard")
       => field -- (a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed; "he planted a field of wheat")

Sense 3
yard -- (a tract of land enclosed for particular activities (sometimes paved and usually associated with buildings); "they opened a repair yard on the edge of town")
       => tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel -- (an extended area of land)

Sense 4
thousand, one thousand, 1000, M, K, chiliad, G, grand, thou, yard -- (the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100)
       => large integer -- (an integer equal to or greater than ten)

Sense 5
cubic yard, yard -- (a unit of volume (as for sand or gravel))
       => volume unit, capacity unit, capacity measure, cubage unit, cubic measure, cubic content unit, displacement unit, cubature unit -- (a unit of measurement of volume or capacity)

Sense 6
yard -- (a tract of land where logs are accumulated)
       => tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel -- (an extended area of land)

Sense 7
yard, railway yard, railyard -- (an area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines)
       => tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel -- (an extended area of land)

Sense 8
yard -- (a long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support and spread a square sail or lateen)
       => spar -- (a stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging)

Sense 9
yard -- (an enclosure for animals (as chicken or livestock))
       => enclosure -- (a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose)

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