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Synonyms for (noun) tail

Synonyms: tail Definition: the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body

Similar words: process, appendage, outgrowth Definition: a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant Usage: a bony process

Synonyms: stern, tail, after part, poop, quarter Definition: the rear part of a ship

Similar words: rear, back Definition: the side that goes last or is not normally seen Usage: he wrote the date on the back of the photograph

Synonyms: tail, tail assembly, empennage Definition: the rear part of an aircraft

Similar words: rear, back Definition: the side that goes last or is not normally seen Usage: he wrote the date on the back of the photograph

Synonyms: tail Definition: (usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person's head

Similar words: reverse, verso Definition: the side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design

Synonyms: keister, seat, rump, rear, rear end, posterior, prat, fanny, fundament, ass, behind, arse, backside, hind end, hindquarters, bum, buns, butt, buttocks, can, bottom, derriere, tooshie, stern, tail, tail end, tush, nates Definition: the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on Usage: he deserves a good kick in the butt; are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

Similar words: body part Definition: any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

Synonyms: tail, shadow, shadower Definition: a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements

Similar words: follower Definition: someone who travels behind or pursues another

Similar words: spy Definition: a secret watcher; someone who secretly watches other people Usage: my spies tell me that you had a good time last night

Synonyms: tail, tail end Definition: any projection that resembles the tail of an animal

Similar words: projection Definition: any solid convex shape that juts out from something

Synonyms: fag end, tail, tail end Definition: the time of the last part of something Usage: the fag end of this crisis-ridden century; the tail of the storm

Similar words: end, ending Definition: the point in time at which something ends Usage: the end of the year; the ending of warranty period

Synonyms for (verb) tail

Synonyms: tail Definition: remove the stalk of fruits or berries

Similar words: pinch, top Definition: cut the top off Usage: top trees and bushes

Synonyms: tail, bob, dock Definition: remove or shorten the tail of an animal

Similar words: cut Definition: separate with or as if with an instrument Usage: Cut the rope

Synonyms: chase, chase after, dog, tag, tail, track, trail, go after, give chase Definition: go after with the intent to catch Usage: The policeman chased the mugger down the alley; the dog chased the rabbit

Similar words: pursue, follow Definition: follow in or as if in pursuit Usage: The police car pursued the suspected attacker; Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life