Synonyms of perch


1. perch, support

usage: support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird)

2. perch, rod, pole, linear unit, linear measure

usage: a linear measure of 16.5 feet

3. perch, rod, pole, area unit, square measure

usage: a square rod of land

4. perch, seat, place

usage: an elevated place serving as a seat

5. perch, freshwater fish

usage: any of numerous fishes of America and Europe

6. perch, percoid fish, percoid, percoidean

usage: spiny-finned freshwater food and game fishes

7. perch, percoid fish, percoid, percoidean

usage: any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of various families of the order Perciformes


1. perch, roost, rest, sit, sit down

usage: sit, as on a branch; "The birds perched high in the tree"

2. alight, light, perch, land, set down

usage: to come to rest, settle; "Misfortune lighted upon him"

3. perch, put, set, place, pose, position, lay

usage: cause to perch or sit; "She perched her hat on her head"

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