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Synonyms of fort in English:


  • stronghold, redoubt, fortification, bastion;
    in Spain alcazar
    rare hold, fortalice
  • Phrases

    hold the fort
    I'll hold the fort until you get back
    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 shoes/boots
    North American informal pinch-hit
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