Synonyms of gird in English:

gird


See definition of gird

verb

1‘Sir Hector girded on his sword’

SYNONYMS
fasten, belt, bind, tie

2‘the island was girded by treacherous rocks’

SYNONYMS
surround, enclose, encircle, circle, ring, encompass, circumscribe, border, bound, edge, skirt, fringe, form a ring around, form a barrier round
close in, shut in, fence in, wall in, hem in, pen in, pen up, lock in, cut off, confine
literary girdle, engird, compass

3‘the Persians girded themselves for an attack’

SYNONYMS
prepare, get ready, make ready, gear up, nerve, steel, galvanize, brace, strengthen, fortify, bolster, buttress
informal psych oneself up