Synonyms of gird in English:


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1‘Sir Hector girded on his sword’

fasten, belt, bind, tie

2‘the island was girded by treacherous rocks’

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’

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