What is another word for turret?

Pronunciation: [tˈʌɹɪt] (IPA)

Turret refers to a small tower or structure on top of a building used for observation, defense or gun placement. It is possible to use different words to describe the same thing, and there are quite a number of synonyms that can be used to refer to a turret. Some of these synonyms include tower, bastion, citadel, fortification, cupola, dome, minaret, campanile, watchtower, beacon, and stronghold. All these words refer to a structure that is often elevated and used for observing, controlling or defending a specific area. Choosing the right word will depend on the context in which it is used, and the intended meaning.

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  • Forward Entailment

    • Noun, singular or mass
      tower.

What are the hypernyms for Turret?

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What are the hyponyms for Turret?

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  • hyponyms for turret (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Turret?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.
  • holonyms for turret (as nouns)

Usage examples for Turret

A ruined turret marks the site of a mighty tower, from which the king of that city overlooked his domains, or, with his court, watched the racing chariots as they encircled it in their course.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)"
Mrs. Sutherland Orr
In that turret, in the evening grey, amidst the tinkling of the sheep, a yellow-haired maiden is waiting for him she loves; and as they bury sight and speech in each other's arms, he bids the human heart shut in the centuries, with their triumphs and their follies, their glories and their sins, for "Love is best."
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)"
Mrs. Sutherland Orr
He settles proudly underneath his turret and waits for the great change to start.
"Helena Brett's Career"
Desmond Coke

Famous quotes with Turret

  • So wrote Pater, calling an art-for-art's sake muezzin to the faithful from the topmost turret of the ivory tower.
    Cyril Connolly

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