Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Thesaurus

ford

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of ford

  1. a place where a body of water (as a sea or river) is shallow <didn't attempt getting the horses across the stream until we had reached the ford> Synonyms shoal, shallow(s)Related Words bank, bar, sandbank, sandbar, towheadNear Antonyms trench; abyss, deep, depth, gulf




Learn More about ford


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up ford? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to dishevel or rumple

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alt-5746713d76276

Which of these is a synonym of nonplus?

perplex disapprove reduce soothe
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ