Synonyms of garrison
1 troopsDictionary • a five-hundred-man garrison
group • The recipes are divided into groups according to their main ingredients.
unit • a secret military unit
detachment • a detachment of marines
2 fortDictionary • The approaches to the garrison have been heavily mined.
fort • Soldiers inside the fort are under sustained attack.
fortress • a 13th-century fortress
base • Gunfire was heard at an army base close to the airport.
post • Quick, men, back to your posts!
fortification • troops stationed just behind the fortification
encampment • a large military encampment
fortified pa (New Zealand)
1 occupyDictionary • British troops still garrisoned the country.
occupy • Alexandretta had been occupied by the French in 1918.
protect • He vowed to protect her all the days of her life.
guard • Gunmen guarded homes near the cemetery.
defend • They defended themselves against some racist thugs.
man • Soldiers manned roadblocks in the city.
supply with troops
2 stationDictionary • No other soldiers were garrisoned there.
station • I was stationed there just after the war.
post • After training she was posted to Brixton.
mount • The fuel tank is mounted on the side of the truck.
install • They had installed a new phone line in the apartment.
assign • Did you choose this country or were you simply assigned here?
put on duty
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assignIf someone is assigned to a particular place, group, or person, they are sent there, usually in order to work at that place or for that person.
• Did you choose this country or were you simply assigned here?
baseA military base is a place which part of the armed forces works from.
• Gunfire was heard at an army base close to the airport.
defendIf you defend someone or something, you take action in order to protect them.
• They defended themselves against some racist thugs.
Thesaurus for garrison from the Collins English Thesaurus