Synonyms of fort in English:

fort


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noun

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SYNONYMS
fortress, castle, citadel, blockhouse, burg, keep, tower, donjon, turret
stronghold, redoubt, fortification, bastion
fastness
alcazar
rare hold, fortalice

Phrases

    hold the fort

    ‘I'll hold the fort until you get back’


    SYNONYMS
    stand in, fill in, act as stand-in, deputize, act as deputy, substitute, act as substitute, take over, be a substitute
    take someone's place, act in someone's place, do duty, do a locum, be a locum, sit in, understudy
    step into the breach
    informal fill someone's boots, fill someone's shoes
    North American informal pinch-hit