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Synonyms for muscle

Synonyms for (noun) muscle

Synonyms: muscle, muscularity, brawn, brawniness, heftiness, sinew Definition: possessing muscular strength

Similar words: strength Definition: the property of being physically or mentally strong Usage: fatigue sapped his strength

Synonyms: muscle Definition: authority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way) Usage: the senators used their muscle to get the party leader to resign

Similar words: dominance, potency, say-so, authorisation, authority, authorization Definition: the power or right to give orders or make decisions Usage: he has the authority to issue warrants; deputies are given authorization to make arrests; a place of potency in the state

Synonyms: muscle, muscular tissue Definition: animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells

Similar words: animal tissue Definition: the tissue in the bodies of animals

Synonyms: muscle, musculus Definition: one of the contractile organs of the body

Similar words: contractile organ, contractor Definition: a bodily organ that contracts

Synonyms: muscle, muscleman Definition: a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard Usage: the drug lord had his muscleman to protect him

Similar words: bully, tough, roughneck, rowdy, ruffian, yobbo, yobo, yob, hooligan Definition: a cruel and brutal fellow

Synonyms for (verb) muscle

Synonyms: muscle Definition: make one's way by force Usage: He muscled his way into the office

Similar words: go across, go through, pass Definition: go across or through Usage: We passed the point where the police car had parked; A terrible thought went through his mind