Synonyms of crane


1. Crane, Stephen Crane

usage: United States writer (1871-1900)

2. Crane, Hart Crane, Harold Hart Crane

usage: United States poet (1899-1932)

3. Grus, Crane

usage: a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix

4. crane, lifting device

usage: lifts and moves heavy objects; lifting tackle is suspended from a pivoted boom that rotates around a vertical axis

5. crane, wading bird, wader

usage: large long-necked wading bird of marshes and plains in many parts of the world


1. crane, stretch out, stretch, extend

usage: stretch (the neck) so as to see better; "The women craned their necks to see the President drive by"

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