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1. yard

noun. ['ˈjɑːrd'] a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride.

Synonyms

  • rod
  • foot
  • pole
  • ft
  • fthm
  • fathom
  • pace
  • linear unit
  • perch
  • lea
  • chain

Etymology

  • geard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • gerd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Yard

  • disregard
  • marquard
  • hypercard
  • drouillard
  • brouillard
  • avant-garde
  • rouillard
  • giscard
  • gaspard
  • discard
  • disbarred
  • coulthard
  • couillard
  • chouinard
  • buzard
  • broussard
  • brossard
  • bongard
  • bombard
  • belgard
  • suchard
  • rocard
  • ricard
  • revard
  • retard
  • rennard
  • renard
  • regard
  • pickard
  • picard

How do you pronounce yard?

Pronounce yard as jɑrd.

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Sentences with yard


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pick a spot of your yard that has deep, rich and sandy garden soil.

Quotes about yard


1. Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown.
- Ross Perot

2. I arose like a rose, and this is how I knew I was in love. In the garden of life, I’m better off in your neighbor’s yard.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. Love is like a forest, I think as I kill trees by squandering toilet paper while “decorating” my ex girlfriend’s front yard.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book Has No Title

2. waste-yard

noun. a piece of land where waste materials are dumped.

Synonyms

  • kitchen midden
  • garbage heap
  • site
  • dump
  • toxic dumpsite
  • rubbish dump
  • toxic waste dump
  • garbage dump
  • refuse heap
  • junk heap
  • midden
  • dumpsite
  • trash dump
  • scrapheap
  • rubbish heap
  • trash pile
  • trash heap
  • wasteyard
  • eitchen midden
  • land site
  • toxic waste site

3. yard

noun. ['ˈjɑːrd'] the enclosed land around a house or other building.

Synonyms

  • playground
  • field
  • grounds
  • side yard
  • garden
  • dooryard
  • curtilage
  • front yard

Antonyms

  • open chain
  • closed chain
  • unchain
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • geard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • gerd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. yard

noun. ['ˈjɑːrd'] a tract of land enclosed for particular activities (sometimes paved and usually associated with buildings).

Synonyms

  • piece of ground
  • tiltyard
  • God's acre
  • schoolyard
  • tract
  • churchyard
  • parcel of land
  • junkyard
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • undignified
  • unimpressive
  • lowborn
  • unimportant

Etymology

  • geard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • gerd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. yard

noun. ['ˈjɑːrd'] the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100.

Synonyms

  • one thousand
  • chiliad
  • millenary
  • G
  • large integer
  • K
  • grand
  • thousand
  • 1000
  • thou

Etymology

  • geard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • gerd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. yard

noun. ['ˈjɑːrd'] an enclosure for animals (as chicken or livestock).

Synonyms

  • hen yard
  • fowl run
  • stockyard
  • enclosure
  • barnyard
  • farmyard
  • chicken run

Antonyms

  • subtract
  • head
  • cathode
  • pull

Etymology

  • geard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • gerd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. yard

noun. ['ˈjɑːrd'] a tract of land where logs are accumulated.

Synonyms

  • piece of ground
  • tract
  • parcel of land
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • little
  • infield
  • outfield
  • unite

Etymology

  • geard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • gerd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. yard

noun. ['ˈjɑːrd'] a long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support and spread a square sail or lateen.

Synonyms

  • sailing ship
  • yardarm
  • main yard
  • spar

Antonyms

  • oxidise
  • stay in place
  • lie
  • stand

Etymology

  • geard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • gerd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. yard

noun. ['ˈjɑːrd'] an area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines.

Synonyms

  • piece of ground
  • marshalling yard
  • railyard
  • tract
  • parcel of land
  • railway yard
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • ordinal
  • fresh water
  • ignoble
  • ordinary

Etymology

  • geard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • gerd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. yard

noun. ['ˈjɑːrd'] a unit of volume (as for sand or gravel).

Synonyms

  • cubic content unit
  • cubic yard
  • cubature unit
  • displacement unit
  • cubage unit
  • capacity unit
  • capacity measure
  • volume unit

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • fauna

Etymology

  • geard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • gerd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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