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Synonyms for spinespaɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spinal column, vertebral column, spine, backbone, back, rachis(noun)

    the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord

    Synonyms:
    dorsum, cover, sticker, spikelet, mainstay, backrest, lynchpin, binding, grit, prickle, book binding, pricker, spine, sand, thorn, spinal column, keystone, spur, linchpin, back, backbone, rear, acantha, gumption, anchor, rachis, moxie, guts, vertebral column

  2. spur, spine, acantha(noun)

    any sharply pointed projection

    Synonyms:
    gad, prod, sticker, spikelet, goading, urging, prickle, pricker, spine, thorn, spurring, spinal column, spur, back, branch line, backbone, acantha, spur track, rachis, prodding, goad, vertebral column

  3. spine, thorn, prickle, pricker, sticker, spikelet(noun)

    a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf

    Synonyms:
    irritant, sticker, spikelet, stumper, prickle, pricker, bradawl, paster, thorn, gummed label, spinal column, spur, back, poser, backbone, acantha, spine, toughie, rachis, dagger, vertebral column

  4. spine, backbone(noun)

    the part of a book's cover that encloses the inner side of the book's pages and that faces outward when the book is shelved

    Synonyms:
    sticker, spikelet, mainstay, lynchpin, spine, prickle, pricker, grit, sand, thorn, spinal column, keystone, spur, linchpin, back, backbone, acantha, gumption, anchor, rachis, moxie, guts, vertebral column

  5. spine(noun)

    a sharp rigid animal process or appendage; as a porcupine quill or a ridge on a bone or a ray of a fish fin

    Synonyms:
    back, sticker, spikelet, acantha, backbone, spinal column, vertebral column, prickle, thorn, pricker, spur, rachis

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spine(n.)

    Synonyms:
    thorn

  2. spine(n.)

    Synonyms:
    backbone, spinal column, vertebral column

  3. spine(n.)

    Synonyms:
    shin, forepart of the leg

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

rachis, backbone, thorn, column, spina, vertebrae, vertebrate

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. Spine

    Synonyms:
    National Spine, NHS Care Record Service (NHS CRS) Spine, NHS Spine, The Spine


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