What is another word for yards?

Pronunciation: [jˈɑːdz] (IPA)

Yards are units of measurement used to measure distance, length, or area. However, there are several synonyms for the word yards which can be used in a variety of contexts. For example, terms like laps, rounds, circuits, or terrains can be used to describe distances traveled in fitness activities. Similarly, terms like acres, hectares, or lots can be used to describe large areas of land. In architecture, terms like facades, elevations, or perimeter can be used to describe the dimensions of a building. Other synonyms for the word yards include steps, strides, spans, measures, and inches, which can be used to describe different aspects of distances, lengths, or areas.

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What are the hypernyms for Yards?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    grounds, land, outdoor area, outdoor space.

Usage examples for Yards

When it was but a few yards away the young gymnast felt a sudden shove from behind.
"Leo the Circus Boy"
Ralph Bonehill
The elephant did not, indeed, understand English, but from the motion of her hand discerned at once what she wanted and shoved under her palm the end of his trunk, which was over two yards in length.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
Our boat slowly got within three hundred yards of the herd.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Yards

  • Chicago's buoy was a couple of hundred yards astern of Arizona, and I was saddened to look at her.
    Jack Adams
  • At USC, if you're running back there, and you do gain you over 1,500 yards, people see you as a candidate, but not one of the top ones.
    Marcus Allen
  • I just felt like reflecting on my junior year, when I didn't know what I was doing, I left a lot of stuff out there. Actually, I gained close to 700 yards more and I took myself out of a lot of games.
    Marcus Allen
  • In this time the enemy began to undermine our fort, which was situated sixty yards from Kentucky River.
    Daniel Boone
  • At one point, when I was 20 and living in Kentucky, I got shot - it was a land dispute over six inches of property that ran a hundred yards through my grandfather's land. It was really over the honor of my family and that of another family.
    Jack Bowman

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