1. [ noun ] (military) a fortified military post where troops are stationed
Synonyms: garrison
Related terms: military_post fort_george_g._meade military arm garrison fortify
2. [ noun ] (military) a fortified defensive structure
Synonyms: fortress
Related terms: defensive_structure martello_tower alcazar alhambra Tower_of_London presidio battlement fortify
3. [ verb ] enclose by or as if by a fortification
Synonyms: fortify
Related terms: enclose trench fortress
4. [ verb ] gather in, or as if in, a fort, as for protection or defense
Synonyms: fort_up
Related terms: meet gather fortress
5. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3127
6. [ verb ] station in a fort, as of troops
Related terms: station garrison
Similar spelling:   forty