Synonyms of fort in English:

fort


See definition of fort

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