The word “kennels” has 2 syllables: ken-nels.

It's pronounced as /ˈkɛnəlz/.

What is synonym and antonym for kennels?

In the thesaurus, “kennels” has 14 synonyms.

Here are synonyms for kennels along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for kennels

  • cages
  • corrals
  • culverts
  • dikes
  • ditches
  • enclosure
  • gulleys
  • gullies
  • gutters
  • pens
  • pounds
  • runs
  • trenches
  • troughs

Meanings of kennels

  • noun
    1. A house or shelter for a dog.
    2. A facility at which dogs are reared or boarded.
    3. (collective) The dogs kept at such a facility; a pack of hounds.
    4. The hole of a fox or other animal.
    5. The gutter at the edge of a street; a surface drain.
    6. A puddle.
  • verb
    1. To house or board a dog (or less commonly another animal).
    2. To lie or lodge; to dwell, as a dog or a fox.
    3. To drive (a fox) to covert in its hole.

Example Sentences

  • Kennels provide a safe and comfortable environment for dogs while their owners are away.
  • The local animal shelter houses many dogs in its spacious kennels.
  • She decided to board her dog at the kennels during her vacation.
  • The veterinarian recommended the use of kennels to separate sick animals from healthy ones.
  • The rescue organization worked tirelessly to find loving homes for the dogs in its kennels.

On this page you'll find 14 synonyms or another words to kennels, such as: cages, corrals, culverts, dikes, ditches, enclosure, gulleys.

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