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There was no way to lock down, or tighten up, or Fail-Safe into Security Theater a race that covers 26.2 miles, a race that travels from town to town, a race that travels past people's houses. There was no way to garrison the Boston Marathon. Now there will be.
Charlie Pierce

Meaning of "garrison" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GARRISON

From Old French garison, from garir to defend, of Germanic origin; compare Old Norse verja to defend, Old English, Old High German werian.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF GARRISON

garrison  [ˈɡærɪsən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GARRISON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Garrison is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb garrison in English.

WHAT DOES GARRISON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

garrison

Garrison

Garrison is the collective term for a body of troops stationed in a particular location, originally to guard it, but now often simply using it as a home base. The garrison is usually in a city, town, fort, castle or similar. "Garrison town" is a common expression for any town that has a military base nearby.

Definition of garrison in the English dictionary

The first definition of garrison in the dictionary is the troops who maintain and guard a base or fortified place. Other definition of garrison is the place itself. Garrison is also to station in.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO GARRISON

PRESENT

Present
I garrison
you garrison
he/she/it garrisons
we garrison
you garrison
they garrison
Present continuous
I am garrisoning
you are garrisoning
he/she/it is garrisoning
we are garrisoning
you are garrisoning
they are garrisoning
Present perfect
I have garrisoned
you have garrisoned
he/she/it has garrisoned
we have garrisoned
you have garrisoned
they have garrisoned
Present perfect continuous
I have been garrisoning
you have been garrisoning
he/she/it has been garrisoning
we have been garrisoning
you have been garrisoning
they have been garrisoning
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I garrisoned
you garrisoned
he/she/it garrisoned
we garrisoned
you garrisoned
they garrisoned
Past continuous
I was garrisoning
you were garrisoning
he/she/it was garrisoning
we were garrisoning
you were garrisoning
they were garrisoning
Past perfect
I had garrisoned
you had garrisoned
he/she/it had garrisoned
we had garrisoned
you had garrisoned
they had garrisoned
Past perfect continuous
I had been garrisoning
you had been garrisoning
he/she/it had been garrisoning
we had been garrisoning
you had been garrisoning
they had been garrisoning
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will garrison
you will garrison
he/she/it will garrison
we will garrison
you will garrison
they will garrison
Future continuous
I will be garrisoning
you will be garrisoning
he/she/it will be garrisoning
we will be garrisoning
you will be garrisoning
they will be garrisoning
Future perfect
I will have garrisoned
you will have garrisoned
he/she/it will have garrisoned
we will have garrisoned
you will have garrisoned
they will have garrisoned
Future perfect continuous
I will have been garrisoning
you will have been garrisoning
he/she/it will have been garrisoning
we will have been garrisoning
you will have been garrisoning
they will have been garrisoning
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would garrison
you would garrison
he/she/it would garrison
we would garrison
you would garrison
they would garrison
Conditional continuous
I would be garrisoning
you would be garrisoning
he/she/it would be garrisoning
we would be garrisoning
you would be garrisoning
they would be garrisoning
Conditional perfect
I would have garrison
you would have garrison
he/she/it would have garrison
we would have garrison
you would have garrison
they would have garrison
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been garrisoning
you would have been garrisoning
he/she/it would have been garrisoning
we would have been garrisoning
you would have been garrisoning
they would have been garrisoning
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you garrison
we let´s garrison
you garrison
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to garrison
Past participle
garrisoned
Present Participle
garrisoning
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GARRISON


alison
ˈælɪsən
basin
ˈbeɪsən
caparison
kəˈpærɪsən
christen
ˈkrɪsən
comparison
kəmˈpærɪsən
engarrison
ɪnˈɡærɪsən
Harrison
ˈhærɪsən
Henryson
ˈhɛnrɪsən
herisson
ˈhɛrɪsən
intercomparison
ˌɪntəkəmˈpærɪsən
Jason
ˈdʒeɪsən
listen
ˈlɪsən
madison
ˈmædɪsən
mason
ˈmeɪsən
Morrison
ˈmɒrɪsən
parison
ˈpærɪsən
rechristen
riːˈkrɪsən
Tyson
ˈtaɪsən
unchristen
ʌnˈkrɪsən
warison
ˈwærɪsən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GARRISON

garre
garret
garret window
garreted
garreteer
Garrett
Garrick
garrigue
garrison life
garrison town
garrison troops
garron
garrot
garrote
garroter
garrotte
garrotter
garrulity
garrulous
garrulously

WORDS THAT END LIKE GARRISON

bear comparison
county prison
degrees of comparison
disgarrison
disherison
disimprison
disinherison
dispersal prison
disprison
Fleet Prison
grison
imprison
livraison
minimum security prison
open prison
orison
postprison
prison
State prison
unprison

Synonyms and antonyms of garrison in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GARRISON»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «garrison» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of garrison

Translation of «garrison» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GARRISON

Find out the translation of garrison to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of garrison from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «garrison» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

卫戍部队
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

guarnición
570 millions of speakers

English

garrison
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चौकी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حامية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гарнизон
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

guarnição
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সৈন্য সরবরাহ করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

garnison
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Garnisun
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Garnison
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

守備隊
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

수비대
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Garrison
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

quân đội trú phòng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கார்ரிசனில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गॅरिसन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Garnizon
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

guarnigione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

garnizon
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гарнізон
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

garnizoană
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φρουρά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

garnisoen
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

garnison
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

garnison
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of garrison

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GARRISON»

The term «garrison» is very widely used and occupies the 20.097 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GARRISON» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about garrison

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3 QUOTES WITH «GARRISON»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word garrison.
1
Ellen Bass
Garrison Keillor read several of my poems on 'The Writer's Almanac' and I've heard from listeners nationally and internationally. That's one of the great gifts of email.
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Charlie Pierce
There was no way to lock down, or tighten up, or Fail-Safe into Security Theater a race that covers 26.2 miles, a race that travels from town to town, a race that travels past people's houses. There was no way to garrison the Boston Marathon. Now there will be.
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George Savile
Love is a passion that hath friends in the garrison.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GARRISON»

Discover the use of garrison in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to garrison and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Calais Garrison: War and Military Service in England, ...
This book - the first full-length study so to do - examines the Calais garrison, the largest standing military force available to the English crown.
David Grummitt, 2008
2
Blended Learning in Higher Education: Framework, Principles, ...
This groundbreaking book offers a down-to-earth resource for the practical application of blended learning in higher education as well as a comprehensive examination of the topic.
D. Randy Garrison, Norman D. Vaughan, 2011
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Essentials of Oceanography
The sixth edition of ESSENTIALS OF OCEANOGRAPHY conveys Garrison's enthusiasm for oceanography to non-science students taking the introductory course.
Tom Garrison, 2011
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Oceanography: An Invitation to Marine Science
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Tom Garrison, 2012
5
Church Planting Movements, How God Is Redeeming a Lost World
Learn more about Church Planting Movements from the book's website: www.ChurchPlantingMovements.com.
David Garrison, 2003
6
Beyond Garrison: Antislavery and Social Reform
This 2005 book asky why Massachusetts has gained a reputation for racial intolerance despite formerly beneficient behavior towards African-Americans.
Bruce Laurie, 2005
7
William Lloyd Garrison: Abolitionist and Journalist
Profiles the life and work of the abolitionist and journalist who published his beliefs about antislavery.
Nick Fauchald, 2005
8
Apostles of Culture: The Public Librarian and American ...
In her Foreword, Christine Pawley sums up the importance of Dee Garrison's book as follows: “Nearly a quarter-century has passed since the first edition of Apostles of Culture appeared.
Dee Garrison, 1979
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The Letters of William Lloyd Garrison: No Union with the ...
Though plagued by illness and death in his immediate family throughout the years covered in this volume, Garrison drove himself to win supporters for the radical abolitionist cause. lecturing and touring often with Frederick Douglass.
William Lloyd Garrison, Walter M. Merrill, 1973
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Horace: Epodes and Odes
This fully annotated Latin edition of Horace's "Epodes," "Odes," and "Carmen""Saeculare" is the first comprehensive English commentary on these works since 1903.
Daniel H. Garrison, Horace, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GARRISON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term garrison is used in the context of the following news items.
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Best of the Mess Thursday, July 8, 1965 - First Annual Garrison
Thousands of tourists and local residents added to their July 4th holiday by taking in the First Annual Walleye Festival at Garrison. It was a huge ... «Aitkin Independent Age, Jul 15»
2
Garrison scholarship established - Southeast Missourian
The Amy E. Garrison Endowed Scholarship has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. Amy Garrison of ... «Southeast Missourian, Jul 15»
3
El Dorado News Times Stutts, Garrison to play collegiate baseball
Now the El Dorado duo will get the opportunity to play college baseball as teammates. On Friday, Stutts and Garrison signed with Arkansas ... «El Dorado News-Times, Jul 15»
4
Michael J. Garrison Acquires 60,000 Shares of Bio-Path Holdings …
Bio-Path Holdings logo Bio-Path Holdings (NASDAQ:BPTH) Director Michael J. Garrison acquired 60,000 shares of the stock in a transaction ... «WKRB News, Jul 15»
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Contract signed: MP grad Garrison embarks on pro basketball career
Mountain Pointe gradaute Jerome Garrison, who graduated this year from Grand Canyon University, recently signed to play basketball ... «East Valley Tribune, Jul 15»
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Kidder County sweeps Garrison | Jamestown Sun
Kidder County 7, Garrison 2. Garrison 000 110 0 — 2 8 2. Kidder 150 010 x — 7 4 0. Luke Groninger, Sam Larson (6) and Colin O'Brady. «Jamestown Sun, Jul 15»
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Cheers & Jeers with a special Cheer to Ja'Ovvoni Garrison: editorial
CHEERS ... to Ja'Ovvoni Garrison, a 26-year-old community organizer who plans to build and give away 100 free skateboards to Greater ... «cleveland.com, Jul 15»
8
Judge Peterson recuses himself from Garrison murder case
Peterson said the reason for leaving the case is due to his relationship to the coroner who performed the autopsy of the victim, Andrea Garrison, ... «Leader and Times, Jul 15»
9
Woman arrested after overnight shooting in Norman | KFOR.com
Julie Garrison, a woman who was also at the home, was arrested and booked into jail on one count of assault with a deadly weapon. Police are ... «kfor.com, Jul 15»
10
Benchmark Communities Announces New Single-Family Home …
Promenade at East Garrison features open concept layouts with gourmet kitchens that open to private courtyards or backyards. Many homes ... «Digital Journal, Jul 15»

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