Synonyms of picket


1. lookout, lookout man, sentinel, sentry, watch, spotter, scout, picket, watchman, watcher, security guard

usage: a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event

2. picket, detachment

usage: a detachment of troops guarding an army from surprise attack

3. picket, demonstrator, protester

usage: a protester posted by a labor organization outside a place of work

4. picket, military vehicle

usage: a vehicle performing sentinel duty

5. picket, pale, strip

usage: a wooden strip forming part of a fence

6. picket, piquet, torture, torturing

usage: a form of military punishment used by the British in the late 17th century in which a soldier was forced to stand on one foot on a pointed stake


1. picket, demonstrate, march

usage: serve as pickets or post pickets; "picket a business to protest the layoffs"

2. picket, fasten, fix, secure

usage: fasten with a picket; "picket the goat"

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