gird (Meaning)

Wordnet

gird (v)

prepare oneself for a military confrontation

put a girdle on or around

bind with something round or circular

Webster

gird (n.)

A stroke with a rod or switch; a severe spasm; a twinge; a pang.

A cut; a sarcastic remark; a gibe; a sneer.

Webster

gird (v.)

To strike; to smite.

To sneer at; to mock; to gibe.

Webster

gird (v. i.)

To gibe; to sneer; to break a scornful jest; to utter severe sarcasms.

Webster

gird (v. t.)

To encircle or bind with any flexible band.

To make fast, as clothing, by binding with a cord, girdle, bandage, etc.

To surround; to encircle, or encompass.

To clothe; to swathe; to invest.

To prepare; to make ready; to equip; as, to gird one's self for a contest.

gird Sentence Examples

  1. The soldier girded himself with his armor before entering the battle.
  2. The builders girded the skyscraper with steel beams for support.
  3. She girded her loins for the arduous journey ahead.
  4. The town girded itself for the approaching storm by securing windows and doors.
  5. The engineer girded the bridge with cables to prevent it from collapsing.
  6. The athlete girded himself with determination as he prepared for the race.
  7. The nation girded itself for war, gathering its resources and manpower.
  8. The organization girded its members with training and support for the upcoming project.
  9. The company girded its financial resources to weather the economic downturn.
  10. The community girded itself against the pandemic by implementing social distancing measures.

FAQs About the word gird

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The soldier girded himself with his armor before entering the battle.

The builders girded the skyscraper with steel beams for support.

She girded her loins for the arduous journey ahead.

The town girded itself for the approaching storm by securing windows and doors.