What does Fort mean?

Definitions for Fortfɔrt, foʊrt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Fort.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. garrison, fort(noun)

    a fortified military post where troops are stationed

  2. fortress, fort(verb)

    a fortified defensive structure

  3. fort, fort up(verb)

    gather in, or as if in, a fort, as for protection or defense

  4. fortify, fort(verb)

    enclose by or as if by a fortification

  5. fort(verb)

    station (troops) in a fort


  1. fort(Noun)

    A fortified defensive structure stationed with troops

  2. fort(Noun)

    Any permanent army post

  3. Origin: From fort (adjective use is of ).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fort(noun)

    a strong or fortified place; usually, a small fortified place, occupied only by troops, surrounded with a ditch, rampart, and parapet, or with palisades, stockades, or other means of defense; a fortification

  2. Origin: [F., from fort strong, L. fortis; perh. akin to Skr. darh to fix, make firm, and to E. firm Cf. Forte, Force, Fortalice, Comfort, Effort.]


  1. Fort

    Fort is a business district in Mumbai, India. The area was the heart of the city during the 18th century. The area gets its name from the defensive fort, Fort George, built by the British East India Company around Bombay Castle. The area extends from the docks in the east, to Azad Maidan in the west; Victoria Terminus in the north to Kala Ghoda in the south. This area is the heart of the financial area of the city. Institutions such as the Bombay Stock Exchange, Reserve Bank of India and Tata Group headquarters are located in this area.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fort

    fōrt, n. a small fortress: an outlying trading-station, as in British North America.—adj. Fort′ed (Shak.), guarded by forts. [Fr.,—L. fortis, strong.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fort in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fort in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Francis Bacon:

    Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason.

  2. Jack Seiler:

    Just because of media attention we don't stop enforcing the law. We enforce the laws here in Fort Lauderdale.

  3. Marcus Aelius Aurelius:

    Let thy chief fort and place of defense be a mind free from passions. A stronger place and better fortified than this, hath no man.

  4. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Even Jesus, three days, died. Who is strong does not the strong. (Même Jésus, trois jours, est mort. Qui est fort ne fait le fort)

  5. Jack Seiler:

    I'm not satisfied with having a cycle of homeless in the city of Fort Lauderdale, providing them with a meal and keeping them in that cycle on the street is not productive.

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