fort meaning

EN[fɔɹt] [fɔːt] [fo(ː)ɹt] [foət] [-ɔː(ɹ)t]
FR fort

    Definition of fort in English Dictionary

  • NounPLfortsPREfor-
    1. A fortified defensive structure stationed with troops.
      1. Any permanent army post.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • A large, genial woman, she ruled the fort kitchen and its Indian helpers ironhandedly. Within her own domain, no one trifled with Charlotte Green.
          • I told him not to shoot, as I was a scout from Fort Hays; and then, calling the sergeant of the guard, I went up to the vidette of the post, who readily recognized me.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • The battleship brought her main guns to bear on the fort.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
        Related Links:
        1. en forth
        2. en fortune
        3. fr fortune
        4. en forty
        5. en fortunate
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of fort for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "fort" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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        Definiteness: Level 9
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