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1. castle

noun. ['ˈkæsəl'] a large and stately mansion.

Synonyms

  • mansion house
  • manse
  • mansion
  • hall
  • palace
  • great hall

Antonyms

  • ride
  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend

Etymology

  • castle (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Castle

  • vantassell
  • vantassel
  • grassl
  • grassel
  • gracile
  • brassell
  • brasil
  • brasel
  • vassel
  • vassal
  • tassel
  • kastle
  • kassel
  • kasell
  • kasel
  • hassle
  • hassell
  • hassel
  • facile
  • cassell
  • cassel
  • basle

How do you pronounce castle?

Pronounce castle as ˈkæsəl.

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Sentences with castle


1. Noun, singular or mass
Visitors walk across a bridge over a moat to enter this 13th-century castle.

Quotes about castle


1. Many a book is like a key to unknown chambers within the castle of one’s own self.
- Franz Kafka

2. You know, Castle's the kind of guy that when he meets somebody, that's a connection for him. He remains connected to the people that he meets. That's the kind of guy he is, be they criminals, gangster rappers, mafia guys, art thieves, whoever it is, he nurtures those relationships.
- Nathan Fillion

3. I've got the key to my castle in the air, but whether I can unlock the door remains to be seen.
- Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

2. castle

noun. ['ˈkæsəl'] a large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack.

Synonyms

  • munition
  • keep
  • turret
  • fortification
  • donjon

Antonyms

  • attack
  • admit
  • let
  • change

Etymology

  • castle (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. castle

noun. ['ˈkæsəl'] interchanging the positions of the king and a rook.

Synonyms

  • chess move

Antonyms

  • allow
  • discontinue

Etymology

  • castle (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. castle

noun. ['ˈkæsəl'] (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard.

Synonyms

  • chessman
  • rook

Antonyms

  • break
  • descend
  • linger

Etymology

  • castle (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. castle

verb. ['ˈkæsəl'] move the king two squares toward a rook and in the same move the rook to the square next past the king.

Synonyms

  • go

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • rise

Etymology

  • castle (Middle English (1100-1500))
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