Definition of Gird

1. Verb. Prepare oneself for a military confrontation. "Troops are building up on the Iraqi border"

Exact synonyms: Arm, Build Up, Fortify
Specialized synonyms: Re-arm, Rearm, Forearm
Derivative terms: Arm, Armament, Armor, Fort, Fortification
Antonyms: Disarm



2. Verb. Put a girdle on or around. "Gird your loins"
Exact synonyms: Girdle
Generic synonyms: Border, Environ, Ring, Skirt, Surround
Derivative terms: Girdle

3. Verb. Bind with something round or circular.
Exact synonyms: Encircle
Specialized synonyms: Hoop
Generic synonyms: Bind

Definition of Gird

1. n. A stroke with a rod or switch; a severe spasm; a twinge; a pang.

2. v. t. To strike; to smite.

3. v. i. To gibe; to sneer; to break a scornful jest; to utter severe sarcasms.

4. v. t. To encircle or bind with any flexible band.

Definition of Gird

1. Verb. (transitive) To bind with a flexible rope or cord. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To encircle with, or as if with a belt. ¹

3. Noun. A sarcastic remark. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To jeer at. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive) To jeer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gird

1. to surround [v GIRDED or GIRT, GIRDING, GIRDS] - See also: surround

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gird

giraffids
giraffine
giraffish
giraffoid
giraffoids
girandola
girandolas
girandole
girandoles
girasol
girasole
girasole girasol
girasoles
girasols
giraudite
gird (current term)
gird up one's loins
girded
girder
girderless
girderlike
girders
girdest
girdeth
girding
girdingly
girdings
girdite
girdle
girdle anaesthesia

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