Synonyms for buoy


1. buoy, reference point, point of reference, reference
usage: bright-colored; a float attached by rope to the seabed to mark channels in a harbor or underwater hazards


1. buoy, float, swim
usage: float on the surface of water
2. buoy, buoy up, hold, support, sustain, hold up
usage: keep afloat; "The life vest buoyed him up"
3. buoy, mark
usage: mark with a buoy
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