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Synonyms of buck

Noun


1. vaulting horse, long horse, buck, horse, gymnastic horse

usage: a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting

2. dollar, dollar bill, one dollar bill, buck, clam, bill, note, government note, bank bill, banker's bill, bank note, banknote, Federal Reserve note, greenback

usage: a piece of paper money worth one dollar

3. Buck, Pearl Buck, Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

usage: United States author whose novels drew on her experiences as a missionary in China (1892-1973)

4. sawhorse, horse, sawbuck, buck, framework

usage: a framework for holding wood that is being sawed

5. buck, placental, placental mammal, eutherian, eutherian mammal

usage: mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)

Verb


1. buck, endeavor, endeavour, strive

usage: to strive with determination; "John is bucking for a promotion"

2. buck, go against, react, oppose

usage: resist; "buck the trend"

3. tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck, rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it

usage: move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"

4. buck, jerk, hitch, move

usage: jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked"

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