Synonyms of buck in English:

buck


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verb

1‘it takes guts to buck the system’

SYNONYMS
resist, oppose, contradict, defy, fight, fight against, go against, kick against

Phrases

    buck someone up


    SYNONYMS
    cheer up, brighten up, buoy up, ginger up, perk up, rally, animate, invigorate, hearten, uplift, encourage, stimulate, enliven, make someone happier, raise someone's spirits, give someone a lift
    informal pep up
    rare inspirit
    buck up

    1‘buck up, for heaven's sake—there's lots of people in the same boat’


    SYNONYMS
    cheer up, perk up, take heart, rally, pick up, bounce back
    become more cheerful, become livelier

    2‘buck up or you'll be late’


    SYNONYMS
    hurry up, speed up, make haste, hasten
    informal get a move on, step on it, shake a leg
    ANTONYMS

    slow down