Synonyms of strand


1. strand, form, shape, pattern

usage: a pattern forming a unity within a larger structural whole; "he tried to pick up the strands of his former life"; "I could hear several melodic strands simultaneously"

2. strand, line

usage: line consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable

3. chain, string, strand, necklace

usage: a necklace made by a stringing objects together; "a string of beads"; "a strand of pearls";

4. fibril, filament, strand, fiber, fibre

usage: a very slender natural or synthetic fiber

5. strand, shore

usage: a poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)

6. Strand

usage: a street in west central London famous for its theaters and hotels


1. maroon, strand, abandon, forsake, desolate, desert

usage: leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue; "the travellers were marooned"

2. strand, land

usage: drive (a vessel) ashore

3. ground, strand, run aground, land

usage: bring to the ground; "the storm grounded the ship"

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Definition and meaning of strand (Dictionary)