Thesaurus

outposts

noun
plural of outpost

Synonyms of outposts

1 a small place where people live that is far away from other towns or cities
  • They lived in a remote outpost high in the mountains.

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for outposts

2 a military facility that is in another country or that is far from a country's center of activity
  • It took about a month for mail to reach the soldiers at the outpost.

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for outposts

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About outposts

Thesaurus Entries Near outposts

outpost

outposts

outpour

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Outposts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/outposts. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on outposts

Nglish: Translation of outposts for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of outposts for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!