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girth

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of girth

  1. the distance around a round body <a fallen tree with a girth of some 26 feet making it wide enough for a full-grown man to walk through> Synonyms circumferenceRelated Words ambit, circuit, compass; waistline; equator; diameter, radius; perimeter, periphery




girth

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of girth

  1. 1 to encircle or bind with or as if with a belt <you'll need to make sure you girth the saddle tightly or you'll fall off the horse> Synonyms band, begird, belt, engird [archaic], engirdle, enwind, girdle, girt, gird, wrapRelated Words tie up, truss; circle, enwreathe, loop, wind, wreathe; bandage, enswathe, swathe; chain, cord, enchain, lash, rope, shackle, tape, wireNear Antonyms unbind, unlash, unshackle, untie, unwindAntonyms ungird, unwrap

  2. 2 to pass completely around <his arms couldn't quite girth the stone column> Synonyms circle, circuit, circumnavigate, circumvent, compass, girdle, orbit, ring, roundRelated Words circumambulate, cross, perambulate, traverse




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