Synonyms for (noun) brain

Synonyms: brain, encephalon

Definition: that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord

Similar words: neural structure

Definition: a structure that is part of the nervous system


Synonyms: psyche, head, brain, nous, mind

Definition: that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason

Usage: his mind wandered; I couldn't get his words out of my head

Similar words: noesis, knowledge, cognition

Definition: the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning


Synonyms: brain, brainpower, wit, learning ability, mental capacity, mentality

Definition: mental ability

Usage: he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

Similar words: intelligence

Definition: the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience


Synonyms: brain

Definition: the brain of certain animals used as meat

Similar words: organs, variety meat

Definition: edible viscera of a butchered animal


Synonyms: genius, brain, brainiac, mastermind, Einstein

Definition: someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality

Usage: Mozart was a child genius; he's smart but he's no Einstein

Similar words: intellect, intellectual

Definition: a person who uses the mind creatively

Synonyms for (verb) brain

Synonyms: brain

Definition: kill by smashing someone's skull

Similar words: kill

Definition: cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly

Usage: This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank; The farmer killed a pig for the holidays


Synonyms: brain

Definition: hit on the head

Similar words: hit

Definition: deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

Usage: He hit her hard in the face