Synonyms for camp

Synonyms for (noun) camp

Synonyms: camp, cantonment, encampment, bivouac

Definition: temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers

Usage: wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling

Similar words: military quarters

Definition: living quarters for personnel on a military post

Synonyms: camp

Definition: temporary lodgings in the country for travelers or vacationers

Usage: level ground is best for parking and camp areas

Similar words: housing, living accommodations, lodging

Definition: structures collectively in which people are housed

Synonyms: camp

Definition: a penal institution (often for forced labor)

Usage: China has many camps for political prisoners

Similar words: penal facility, penal institution

Definition: an institution where persons are confined for punishment and to protect the public

Synonyms: camp, summer camp

Definition: a site where care and activities are provided for children during the summer months

Usage: city kids get to see the country at a summer camp

Similar words: site, land site

Definition: the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)

Usage: a good site for the school

Synonyms: refugee camp, camp

Definition: shelter for persons displaced by war or political oppression or for religious beliefs

Similar words: shelter

Definition: temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons

Synonyms: camp

Definition: something that is considered amusing not because of its originality but because of its unoriginality

Usage: the living room was pure camp

Similar words: triteness, staleness

Definition: unoriginality as a result of being dull and hackneyed

Synonyms: clique, camp, pack, coterie, ingroup, inner circle

Definition: an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose

Similar words: circle, band, lot, set

Definition: an unofficial association of people or groups

Usage: the smart set goes there; they were an angry lot

Synonyms: camp

Definition: a group of people living together in a camp

Usage: the whole camp laughed at his mistake

Similar words: gathering, assemblage

Definition: a group of persons together in one place

Synonyms for (verb) camp

Synonyms: camp

Definition: give an artificially banal or sexual quality to

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: camp, camp down

Definition: establish or set up a camp

Similar words: set up, pitch

Definition: erect and fasten

Usage: pitch a tent

Synonyms: bivouac, camp, camp out, tent, encamp

Definition: live in or as if in a tent

Usage: Can we go camping again this summer?; The circus tented near the town; The houseguests had to camp in the living room

Similar words: dwell, live, inhabit, populate

Definition: inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of

Usage: People lived in Africa millions of years ago; The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted; this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean; deer are populating the woods

Synonyms for (adj) camp

Synonyms: camp, campy

Definition: providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities

Usage: they played up the silliness of their roles for camp effect; campy Hollywood musicals of the 1940's

Similar words: tasteless

Definition: lacking aesthetic or social taste

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