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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb gird:

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Gird is sometimes a misspelling of geared.

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Definition of the noun gird

What does gird mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: girds

  1. A sarcastic remark.

Definition of the verb gird

What does gird mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: girt

  1. prepare oneself for a military confrontation
    • example: The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East
    • lexical domain: Competition - verbs of fighting, athletic activities
    • synonyms of gird: arm / build up / fortify
    • more specific words:
  2. put a girdle on or around
    • example: gird your loins
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonym of gird: girdle
    • more generic words: border / environ / ring / skirt / surround = extend on all sides of simultaneously
  3. bind with something round or circular
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonym of gird: encircle
    • more generic word: bind = make fast
    • more specific word: hoop = bind or fasten with a hoop

Alternative definition of the verb gird

verb

  1. [transitive] To bind with a flexible rope or cord.
  2. [transitive] To encircle with, or as if with a belt.
  3. [transitive] To jeer at.
  4. [intransitive] To jeer.

Place

Gird is a region of Madhya Pradesh state in central India. It includes the districts of Bhind, Gwalior, Morena, Sheopur, and Shivpuri. Gwalior is the largest city in the region, and its historic center.

Miscellanea

GIRD a.k.a. Group for the Study of Reactive Motion: The Moscow-based Group for the Study of Reactive Motion was a Soviet research bureau founded in 1931 to study various aspects of rocketry. In 1933 it was incorporated into the Reaction-Engine Scientific Research Institute.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Gird

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Google previewReport on the Sugar-beet Industry and Tobacco Culture of the United States (1895)

by James M. Sinclair

Gird is a great horsebreeder, and has about 1,000 horses on the ranch, some of the fastest trotting horses in California...

Gird is an enterprising, large- hearted American, endowed with a superabundance of energy, shrewdness, and ...

Google previewMiscellaneous Reports (1895)

by Victoria. Dept. of Agriculture

Gird is a great horsebreeder, and has about 1,000 horses on the ranch, some of the fastest trotting horses in California being bred by him. On the opposite side of the river, at the base of the foot hills, embowered in the midst of beautiful ...

Google previewWord Nerd (2007)

More Than 18,000 Fascinating Facts about Words by Barbara Ann Kipfer

amelopard a branched candleholder is a girandole a gird is a hoop for a barrel girdle is from Proto-Germanic denoting “surrounding” from the thirteenth century, a girl first meant any young person—male or female—with a female was known ...

Google previewAANA Advanced Arthroscopy: The Shoulder (2010)

by Richard L Angelo, James Esch, Richard K. N. Ryu

GIRD is a localized capsular contracture of the posterior inferior quadrant. It is confirmed by demonstration of a side to side difference of 25 degrees of humeral internal rotation measured with the scapula fixed against the table, with pressure ...

Google previewThe Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare (1817)

With the Corrections and Illustrations of Dr. Johnson, G. Steevens, and Others by William Shakespeare

A gird is a Act V. Time six run.

Google previewShoulder (2010)

by Richard L. Angelo, James Esch, Richard K. N. Ryu

GIRD is a localized capsular contracture of the posterior inferior quadrant. It is confirmed by demonstration of a side to side difference of 25 degrees of humeral internal rotation measured with the scapula fixed against the table, with pressure ...

Google previewThe Dramatic Works and Poems (1843)

by William Shakespeare

A kindly gird is a kind or gentle reproof.

Google previewTHE DRAMATIC WORKS AND POEMS OF WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE, WITH NOTES, ORIGINAL AND SELECTED, AND INTRODUCTORY REMARKS TO EACH PLAY (1871)

by SAMUEL WELLER SINGER

A kindly gird is a kind or ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

GIRD, v. a., v n. kn. j.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1853)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, Explained in Their Different Meanings, and Authorized by the Names of the Writers in Whose Works They are Found by Samuel Johnson

To GIRD. v. a. prêt, girded, or girt.] Syi'ban, Sax.] To bind round. iMac. x. To put on so as to surround or bind. Swift. To fasten by binding. Milton. To invest. Shahspeare. To dress ; to habit ; to clothe. Ezeh. xvi. To cover round as a garment. Milton ...

Google previewA new dictionary of the English language (1839)

by Charles Richardson

GIRD, or Girt, v. m. To surround, to in- -er. close, to incircle, to inviron, to -ino. embrace, to compass, fold, fasten, -ix, v. s. bind around. -ler. Girth, — that which girdeth, girdth , Girth. girth, also written Garth ; and app. to — an inclosure about a ...

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Gird your hearts with silent fortitude, suffering yet hoping all things. (Felicia Hemans)
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Scrabble value of G2I1R1D2

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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