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girdle

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of girdle

  1. a strip of flexible material (as leather) worn around the waist drew a handkerchief from the girdle around her waist and offered it to the knight as a token of affection Synonyms of girdle ceinture, cincture, cummerbund (also cumberbund), belt, sash, self-beltWords Related to girdle band, waistband; circle, loop, ribbon, ring; baldric, bandolier (or bandoleer), Sam Browne belt; cestus, obi


girdle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of girdle

  1. 1 to encircle or bind with or as if with a belt trees girdled the campus, essentially hiding it from view wire girdling the bundle of firewood Synonyms of girdle band, begird, belt, engird [archaic], engirdle, enwind, gird, girt, girth, wrapWords Related to girdle tie up, truss; circle, enwreathe, loop, wind, wreathe; bandage, enswathe, swathe; chain, cord, enchain, lash, rope, shackle, tape, wireNear Antonyms of girdle unbind, unlash, unshackle, untie, unwindAntonyms of girdle ungird, unwrap

  2. 2 to travel completely around an asteroid belt that girdles the inner planets of the solar system Synonyms of girdle circle, circuit, circumnavigate, circumvent, compass, encircle, orbit, ring, roundWords Related to girdle circumambulate, cross, perambulate, traverse

  3. 3 to form a circle around the rings that famously girdle the planet Saturn Synonyms of girdle circle, compass, embrace, encircle, enclose (also inclose), encompass, environ, gird, surround, ring, wreatheWords Related to girdle circumscribe, close in, cordon (off), fence (in), hem (in), wall; beset, besiege, entrench (also intrench), invest, swarm



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