Pronunciation of Yard
/jˈɑːd/, /jˈɑːd/, /j_ˈɑː_d/

Synonyms for yard:

Sense 1

farmyard, atrium, yardstick, enclosure, patio, quad, lawn, grass, court.

Sense 2

property, clearing, quadrangle.

Sense 3

measurement, distance, place.



playing field






Other synonyms and related words:

grounds, gramme, M, heap, place, sheaf, megabyte, boatload, grass, volume, demesne, park, evidence, gait, green, tread, farmyard, fistful, truckload, quad, measurement, rate, jet, atrium, kilobyte, lashings, K, metre, mass, terrace, thou, curtilage, carload, potassium, lot, chiliad, passel, quantity, premise, guanine, shipload, stride, footstep, kelvin, oodles, peck, distance, molarity, grand, playground, gee, REAMS, yardstick, courtyard, clearing, cause, stack, court, plentitude, reason, pace, wealth, one thousand, lawn, piazza, raft, 1000, railway yard, enclosure, bundle, gigabyte, G, pack, mess, gram, backyard, thousand, quadrangle, kb, patio, basketful, property, tempo, gm, wad, hundred, cubic yard.

Sense 1 (noun)

courtyard, patio, backyard, playground, quadrangle, grass, terrace, court, lot, clearing, lawn.

Sense 2 (noun)

quad, atrium, place, enclosure.

court (noun)

courtyard, quadrangle.

grassy area around a structure (noun)

enclosure, court, lot, backyard, grass, courtyard, patio, lawn, playground, terrace, clearing, quadrangle.

measure (noun)

foot, block, league, centimeter, mil, ell, knot, decimeter, furlong, minute, step, angstrom, second, mile, hectometer, millimeter, fathom, inch, micron, kilometer, cubit, measure, criterion, decameter, rod, meter.

quantity (noun)


yard (noun)

1000, chiliad, one thousand, railway yard, K, thousand, G, pace, curtilage, M, thou, grand, grounds, cubic yard.

Usage examples for yard:

  • I looked to the far side of the yard for an explanation, but there was nothing there to account for it. - "The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete", Charles James Lever (1806-1872).
  • He wouldn't be at Scotland Yard now. - "My Little Sister", Elizabeth Robins.
  • On this side of the road is the orchard; and here, between the orchard and the woods, come in the yard and garden. - "Uncle Robert's Geography (Uncle Robert's Visit, V.3)", Francis W. Parker and Nellie Lathrop Helm.

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