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Synonyms for shoulderˈʃoʊl dər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shoulder(noun)

    the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm

    Synonyms:
    articulatio humeri, berm, shoulder joint

  2. shoulder(noun)

    a cut of meat including the upper joint of the foreleg

    Synonyms:
    articulatio humeri, berm, shoulder joint

  3. shoulder, shoulder joint, articulatio humeri(noun)

    a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula

    Synonyms:
    articulatio humeri, berm, shoulder, shoulder joint

  4. shoulder(noun)

    the part of a garment that covers or fits over the shoulder

    "an ornamental gold braid on the shoulder of his uniform"

    Synonyms:
    articulatio humeri, berm, shoulder joint

  5. shoulder, berm(verb)

    a narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road

    "the car pulled off onto the shoulder"

    Synonyms:
    articulatio humeri, berm, shoulder, shoulder joint

  6. shoulder(verb)

    lift onto one's shoulders

  7. shoulder(verb)

    push with the shoulders

    "He shouldered his way into the crowd"

  8. shoulder(verb)

    carry a burden, either real or metaphoric

    "shoulder the burden"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shoulder(n.)

    Synonyms:
    projection, protuberance

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

assume, shoulders, bear, elbow, take, side


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