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Synonyms for nose

Synonyms for (noun) nose

Synonyms: nose Definition: a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft) Usage: the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry

Similar words: front Definition: the side that is seen or that goes first

Synonyms: nose Definition: the front or forward projection of a tool or weapon Usage: he ducked under the nose of the gun

Similar words: front Definition: the side that is seen or that goes first

Synonyms: nose, nozzle Definition: a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged

Similar words: spout Definition: an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain

Synonyms: nose, olfactory organ Definition: the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals Usage: he has a cold in the nose

Similar words: chemoreceptor Definition: a sensory receptor that responds to chemical stimuli

Synonyms: nose Definition: a natural skill Usage: he has a nose for good deals

Similar words: skill, science Definition: ability to produce solutions in some problem domain Usage: the skill of a well-trained boxer; the sweet science of pugilism

Synonyms: nose Definition: the sense of smell (especially in animals) Usage: the hound has a good nose

Similar words: sense of smell, smell, olfaction, olfactory modality Definition: the faculty that enables us to distinguish scents

Synonyms: nose Definition: a symbol of inquisitiveness Usage: keep your nose out of it

Similar words: symbol Definition: an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance

Synonyms: nose Definition: a small distance Usage: my horse lost the race by a nose

Similar words: small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity Definition: an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

Synonyms for (verb) nose

Synonyms: nose Definition: defeat by a narrow margin

Similar words: overcome, defeat, get the better of Definition: win a victory over Usage: You must overcome all difficulties; defeat your enemies; He overcame his shyness; He overcame his infirmity; Her anger got the better of her and she blew up

Synonyms: nose, nuzzle Definition: rub noses

Similar words: fondle, caress Definition: touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner Usage: He caressed her face; They fondled in the back seat of the taxi

Synonyms: nose Definition: push or move with the nose

Similar words: push, force Definition: move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"

Synonyms: nose Definition: advance the forward part of with caution Usage: She nosed the car into the left lane

Similar words: advance, bring forward Definition: cause to move forward Usage: Can you move the car seat forward?

Synonyms: wind, scent, nose Definition: catch the scent of; get wind of Usage: The dog nosed out the drugs

Similar words: smell Definition: inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense

Synonyms: nose, horn in, intrude, poke, pry Definition: search or inquire in a meddlesome way Usage: This guy is always nosing around the office

Similar words: search, look Definition: search or seek Usage: We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest; Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!