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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heart, bosom(noun)

    the locus of feelings and intuitions

    "in your heart you know it is true"; "her story would melt your bosom"

    Synonyms:
    affection, embrace, affectionateness, substance, tit, philia, meat, centre, center, tenderness, core, titty, marrow, sum, nerve, ticker, nub, kernel, nitty-gritty, boob, spirit, gist, warmness, inwardness, pith, heart, bosom, pump, essence, mettle, warmheartedness, knocker, heart and soul, fondness, breast, spunk, eye, middle

  2. heart, pump, ticker(noun)

    the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body

    "he stood still, his heart thumping wildly"

    Synonyms:
    affection, affectionateness, substance, philia, meat, centre, center, tenderness, core, marrow, sum, nerve, ticker, nub, kernel, nitty-gritty, spirit, gist, watch, warmness, inwardness, pith, heart, bosom, pump, essence, mettle, warmheartedness, heart and soul, fondness, spunk, stock ticker, eye, middle

  3. heart, mettle, nerve, spunk(noun)

    the courage to carry on

    "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven't got the heart for baseball"

    Synonyms:
    affection, affectionateness, substance, brass, punk, philia, nervus, meat, tinder, centre, cheek, center, tenderness, kindling, core, marrow, sum, nerve, ticker, nub, kernel, nitty-gritty, spirit, gist, warmness, inwardness, pith, heart, bosom, pump, essence, face, mettle, warmheartedness, heart and soul, touchwood, fondness, spunk, boldness, eye, middle

  4. center, centre, middle, heart, eye(noun)

    an area that is approximately central within some larger region

    "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm"

    Synonyms:
    affection, warmness, affectionateness, substance, center of attention, center field, philia, plaza, meat, centre, center, tenderness, snapper, core, marrow, sum, fondness, nerve, ticker, nerve center, shopping center, midsection, optic, midriff, kernel, nitty-gritty, spirit, centerfield, gist, warmheartedness, nerve centre, inwardness, centre of attention, pith, heart, shopping mall, bosom, mall, essence, nub, mettle, pump, heart and soul, shopping centre, oculus, spunk, midpoint, eye, middle

  5. kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty(noun)

    the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

    "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"

    Synonyms:
    affection, summation, warmness, sum of money, sum total, means, affectionateness, substance, center of attention, center field, content, nucleus, plaza, meaning, meat, bone marrow, centre, burden, stub, center, tenderness, snapper, core, totality, marrow, heart and soul, sum, fondness, total, nerve, core group, internality, marrow squash, nerve center, shopping center, aggregate, nub, join, kernel, nitty-gritty, union, spirit, centerfield, gist, warmheartedness, nerve centre, inwardness, centre of attention, pith, heart, shopping mall, nubble, bosom, mall, essence, ticker, message, pump, magnetic core, effect, mettle, shopping centre, perfume, spunk, philia, subject matter, amount of money, midpoint, vegetable marrow, eye, amount, middle

  6. heart, spirit(noun)

    an inclination or tendency of a certain kind

    "he had a change of heart"

    Synonyms:
    affection, life, affectionateness, substance, flavour, philia, sprightliness, gist, smell, centre, center, tenderness, core, heart, marrow, sum, nerve, ticker, disembodied spirit, nub, kernel, nitty-gritty, meat, spirit, emotional state, tone, feel, warmness, inwardness, pith, pump, bosom, essence, intent, mettle, warmheartedness, heart and soul, fondness, purport, spunk, flavor, feeling, liveliness, eye, look, middle

  7. heart(noun)

    a plane figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top and intersecting at the bottom; conventionally used on playing cards and valentines

    "he drew a heart and called it a valentine"

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, nub, ticker, meat, middle, pith, core, inwardness, fondness, sum, warmheartedness, mettle, warmness, gist, heart and soul, substance, affection, spunk, center, spirit, centre, kernel, eye, essence, tenderness, bosom, pump, philia, marrow, nerve, affectionateness

  8. heart(noun)

    a firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal)

    "a five-pound beef heart will serve six"

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, nub, ticker, meat, middle, pith, core, inwardness, fondness, sum, warmheartedness, mettle, warmness, gist, heart and soul, substance, affection, spunk, center, spirit, centre, kernel, eye, essence, tenderness, bosom, pump, philia, marrow, nerve, affectionateness

  9. affection, affectionateness, fondness, tenderness, heart, warmness, warmheartedness, philia(noun)

    a positive feeling of liking

    "he had trouble expressing the affection he felt"; "the child won everyone's heart"; "the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home"

    Synonyms:
    affection, rawness, partiality, affectionateness, substance, philia, meat, centre, lovingness, center, tenderness, core, marrow, sum, nerve, ticker, warmth, fancy, nub, kernel, nitty-gritty, spirit, softheartedness, gist, tenderheartedness, warmness, inwardness, pith, heart, bosom, pump, essence, mettle, warmheartedness, heart and soul, fondness, soreness, spunk, eye, middle

  10. heart(noun)

    a playing card in the major suit that has one or more red hearts on it

    "he led the queen of hearts"; "hearts were trumps"

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, nub, ticker, meat, middle, pith, core, inwardness, fondness, sum, warmheartedness, mettle, warmness, gist, heart and soul, substance, affection, spunk, center, spirit, centre, kernel, eye, essence, tenderness, bosom, pump, philia, marrow, nerve, affectionateness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. heart(n.)

    Synonyms:
    seat of life

  2. heart(n.)

    Synonyms:
    centre, interior, core, kernel, inner part, vital part

  3. heart(n.)

    Synonyms:
    disposition, mind, will, inclination, purpose, intent, affection, passion

  4. heart(n.)

    Synonyms:
    courage, spirit, firmness, fortitude, resolution


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