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flank

Synonyms of flank in English:

noun

  • 1 he touched the horse's flanks
    side, haunch, loin, quarter, thigh
  • 2 the southern flank of the Eighth Army
    side, wing;
    face, aspect, facet
  • verb

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  • the garden is flanked by two great rivers
    edge, bound, line, border, fringe, skirt, be situated along;
    surround, circle, ring, circumscribe
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