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The whole territory of the Netherlands was girt with forests.
John Lothrop Motley

Meaning of "girt" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIRT

girt  [ɡɜːt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIRT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Girt is a verb and can also act as an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

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

See the conjugation of the verb girt in English.

WHAT DOES GIRT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Girt

In architecture or structural engineering, a girt is a horizontal structural member in a framed wall. Girts provide lateral support to the wall panel, primarily, to resist wind loads. May also be known as a sheeting rail. A comparable element in roof construction is a purlin.

Definition of girt in the English dictionary

The definition of girt in the dictionary is moored securely to prevent swinging.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO GIRT

PRESENT

Present
I girt
you girt
he/she/it girts
we girt
you girt
they girt
Present continuous
I am girting
you are girting
he/she/it is girting
we are girting
you are girting
they are girting
Present perfect
I have girted
you have girted
he/she/it has girted
we have girted
you have girted
they have girted
Present perfect continuous
I have been girting
you have been girting
he/she/it has been girting
we have been girting
you have been girting
they have been girting
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 girted
you girted
he/she/it girted
we girted
you girted
they girted
Past continuous
I was girting
you were girting
he/she/it was girting
we were girting
you were girting
they were girting
Past perfect
I had girted
you had girted
he/she/it had girted
we had girted
you had girted
they had girted
Past perfect continuous
I had been girting
you had been girting
he/she/it had been girting
we had been girting
you had been girting
they had been girting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

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

CONDITIONAL

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

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you girt
we let´s girt
you girt
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to girt
Past participle
girted
Present Participle
girting
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 GIRT


advert
ˈædvɜːt
alert
əˈlɜːt
cert
sɜːt
concert
ˈkɒnsɜːt
convert
kənˈvɜːt
dessert
dɪˈzɜːt
dirt
dɜːt
expert
ˈɛkspɜːt
flirt
flɜːt
hurt
hɜːt
insert
ɪnˈsɜːt
shirt
ʃɜːt
skirt
skɜːt
squirt
skwɜːt
sweatshirt
ˈswɛtˌʃɜːt
tee-shirt
ˈtiːʃɜːt
upskirt
ˈʌpˌskɜːt
vert
vɜːt
wert
wɜːt
wort
wɜːt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIRT

girlishness
Girls´ Brigade
girly
girn
girnel
girner
girnie
giro
girolle
giron
Girona
Gironde
Girondism
Girondist
gironny
girosol
girr
girsh
girth
girtline

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIRT

bit of skirt
Brown Shirt
dress shirt
eat dirt
grass skirt
miniskirt
muscle shirt
overshirt
overskirt
pay dirt
pencil skirt
polo shirt
quirt
redshirt
spirt
split skirt
sports shirt
T-shirt
tee shirt
undershirt

Synonyms and antonyms of girt in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GIRT»

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

Translation of «girt» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIRT

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

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ceñidos
570 millions of speakers

English

girt
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

girt
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

طوق بحزام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

опоясанные
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cingida
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Girt
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ceint
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Girt
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gegürtet
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

取り囲む
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

조롱
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Girt
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

girt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

girt
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गर्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kuşatmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cinto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

opasany
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

підперезані
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

încins
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μηκίδα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

omgord
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

omgjordad
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kjortel
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of girt

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIRT»

The term «girt» is very widely used and occupies the 14.728 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIRT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «girt» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «girt» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

EXAMPLES

QUOTES WITH «GIRT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word girt.
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John Lothrop Motley
The whole territory of the Netherlands was girt with forests.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIRT»

Discover the use of girt in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to girt and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia
Our nation's beginnings are steeped in the strange, the ridiculous and the frankly bizarre. Girt proudly reclaims these stories for all of us.
David Hunt, 2013
2
Sea-Girt Nantucket: A Hand-Book of Historical and ...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Henry Sherman Wyer, 2012
3
Girt by Sea: Australia, the Refugees and the Politics of Fear
' --Mungo Maccallum,Girt By Sea '... this most cold-eyed of one time Canberra chroniclers brings to this story all his wit and dryness and power of mind.
Mungo MacCallum, 2002
4
Sea Girt Lighthouse: The Community Beacon
Biennial Report on Sea Girt Light Station, Sea Girt, NewJersey, August 10, 1958, 2. 214. Sea Girt Council Meeting Minutes, April 9, 1963, vol. 26, 11–12. 215. Bruce Beckmann, conversations with the author,July–August 2013. 216.Joseph G.
Bill Dunn, 2014
5
The Best Australian Sea Stories: Our land is girt by sea
The Best Australian Sea Stories is full of fascinating history, drama, and surprise. These stories trace the maritime history of Australia from the earliest times to today.
Jim Haynes, 2013
6
The British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and ...
Take the length in feet, half feet, and, if required, quarters ; then measure half way back again; then girt the tree with a small cord or line ; double this line twice very evenly, and measure this fourth part of the girt or perimeter in inches, halves, ...
William Nicholson, 1809
7
Structures Congress 2009: Don't Mess with Structural ...
Building ID Building Name 40 Steel Frame w/Insulated Metal Wall Panel and Purlin/Insulated Panel Roof [spacing=66", girt outside] 41 Steel Frame w/ Insulated Metal Wall Panel and Purlin/Insulated Panel Roof [spacing=44", girt inside, purlin ...
Lawrence Griffis, 2009
8
Don't Mess with Structural Engineers: Expanding Our Role : ...
Building ID Building Name 40 Steel Frame w/Insulated Metal Wall Panel and Purlin/Insulated Panel Roof [spacing=66", girt outside] 41 Steel Frame w/ Insulated Metal Wall Panel and Purlin/Insulated Panel Roof [spacing=44", girt inside, purlin ...
Lawrence Griffis, Todd Helwig, Mark Waggoner, 2009
9
American edition of the British encyclopedia: or, Dictionary ...
Set 12, therefore, on the girt-line, to 75 on the first radius of the line C, and against 35 on the girt-line is 64 feet on C, for the content. 2°. To measure round timber the true way. The former method, though that generally in use, is not quite just.
William Nicholson, 1821
10
Common Places: Readings in American Vernacular Architecture
The four corner posts PP, QQ, the side girts BB, which connected each pair of them at the level of the second floor, and the "summer"4 or large middle beam A, which spanned die room lengthwise from the chimney girt C, connecting the two  ...
Dell Upton, John Michael Vlach, 1986

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIRT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term girt is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Meet Seun Onigbinde: The Man Behind Budgit
What matters is that persistence, that girt, even when it looks like nobody is listening to or retweeting you or, nobody is follow up what you're ... «Naija247news, Jul 15»
2
Ben Alder and sibling Beinn Bheoil
... the undoubted star of the morning's play was Ben Alder, who's awesomely rock girt Garbh Coire, stared back at me across the trench. «Mearns Leader, Jul 15»
3
Briefs: Neptune woman awarded compliance designation
JBA Architecture and Consulting, Sea Girt, was honored by the New Jersey Association of School Business Officials with the organization's ... «Asbury Park Press, Jul 15»
4
Your guide to geocaching at the Jersey Shore
SEA GIRT. Eric Dalton, a member of the Central Jersey Geocaching group, recommended a new Shore town cache called 'Lunatic's Lament. «Asbury Park Press, Jul 15»
5
Fishing Friday: Reefs, River Where Anglers Are Finding Fluke
“Fluking has been good on both the Sea Girt and Axel Carlons reefs with healthy, fat keepers mixed in with the shorts,” said Pete from Pell's ... «Shorebeat, Jul 15»
6
School honors and graduations
... Nathan Davidson, Gabriel Eliasson, Sarah Geissler, Maximillian Girt, Trent Gutstein, Ian Jackman, Eric Kloeti, Brandon Levine, Sam Lively, ... «Stowe Today, Jul 15»
7
Monemvasia: The Gibraltar of the East holds its ground
The walls of the Monemvasia fortress rise out of the rugged sea-girt landscape via a secret way to the Portello, an ancient door leading on to ... «Neos Kosmos, Jul 15»
8
Sea Girt showcases depth, wins Jersey Shore Lifeguard Relays
AVON – The depth of the Sea Girt lifeguard crew was on full display Thursday night at the Avon Jersey Shore Lifeguard Relay Tournament. «Asbury Park Press, Jul 15»
9
Microsoft lay-offs, Redditor spray-offs and YouTube pay-offs (Girt by …
Microsoft shed 7,800 workers as smartphone fortunes fall flat, Redditors go to war with Reddit CEO Ellen Pao and popular YouTuber ... «CNET, Jul 15»
10
Was the NRA created to help freed slaves?
By 1906, NRA's youth program was in full swing with more than 200 boys competing in matches at Sea Girt that summer. Today, youth ... «Lebanon Daily Record, Jul 15»

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