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Synonyms for buoy

Synonyms for (noun) buoy

Synonyms: buoy Definition: bright-colored; a float attached by rope to the seabed to mark channels in a harbor or underwater hazards

Similar words: point of reference, reference, reference point Definition: an indicator that orients you generally Usage: it is used as a reference for comparing the heating and the electrical energy involved

Synonyms for (verb) buoy

Synonyms: buoy Definition: mark with a buoy

Similar words: mark Definition: designate as if by a mark Usage: This sign marks the border

Synonyms: buoy, buoy up Definition: keep afloat Usage: The life vest buoyed him up

Similar words: hold, hold up, support, sustain Definition: be the physical support of; carry the weight of Usage: The beam holds up the roof; He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam; What's holding that mirror?

Synonyms: buoy Definition: float on the surface of water

Similar words: float, swim Definition: be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom