noun (1)

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1 an open space wholly or partly enclosed (as by buildings or walls)
  • inmates are allowed an hour of exercise in the prison's inner yard

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2 the area around and belonging to a building
  • we're looking for a house with a big yard

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noun (2)

Synonyms & Antonyms of yard (Entry 2 of 2)

a considerable amount
  • a composer who produced yards of gorgeous music over the course of a long career

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The first known use of yard was before the 12th century

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“Yard.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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