fort
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /fɔɹt/
  • (RP) IPA: /fɔːt/
  • (rhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /fo(ː)ɹt/
  • (nonrhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /foət/
Noun

fort (plural forts)

  1. A fortified defensive structure stationed with troops.
  2. Any permanent army post.
  3. (historical) An outlying trading-station, as in British North America.
Synonyms Related terms Translations Translations Verb

fort (forts, present participle forting; past and past participle forted)

  1. To create a fort, fortifications, a strong point, or a redoubt.

Fort
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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