Synonyms for (noun) heart

Synonyms: heart

Definition: a playing card in the major suit that has one or more red hearts on it

Usage: he led the queen of hearts; hearts were trumps

Similar words: playing card

Definition: one of a pack of cards that are used to play card games


Synonyms: spirit, heart

Definition: an inclination or tendency of a certain kind

Usage: he had a change of heart

Similar words: disposition, temperament

Definition: your usual mood

Usage: he has a happy disposition


Synonyms: heart, spunk, nerve, mettle

Definition: the courage to carry on

Usage: he kept fighting on pure spunk; you haven't got the heart for baseball

Similar words: courage, courageousness, braveness, bravery

Definition: a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear


Synonyms: pump, heart, ticker

Definition: the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body

Usage: he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

Similar words: internal organ, viscus

Definition: a main organ that is situated inside the body


Synonyms: heart, bosom

Definition: the locus of feelings and intuitions

Usage: in your heart you know it is true; her story would melt your bosom

Similar words: intuition, hunch, suspicion

Definition: an impression that something might be the case

Usage: he had an intuition that something had gone wrong


Synonyms: gist, heart, heart and soul, nub, nitty-gritty, essence, core, centre, center, pith, meat, inwardness, kernel, marrow, substance, sum

Definition: the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

Usage: the gist of the prosecutor's argument; the heart and soul of the Republican Party; the nub of the story

Similar words: mental object, content, cognitive content

Definition: the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned


Synonyms: philia, tenderness, heart, fondness, affection, affectionateness, warmheartedness, warmness

Definition: a positive feeling of liking

Usage: he had trouble expressing the affection he felt; the child won everyone's heart; the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home

Similar words: feeling

Definition: the experiencing of affective and emotional states

Usage: she had a feeling of euphoria; he had terrible feelings of guilt; I disliked him and the feeling was mutual


Synonyms: heart

Definition: a firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal)

Usage: a five-pound beef heart will serve six

Similar words: organs, variety meat

Definition: edible viscera of a butchered animal


Synonyms: eye, heart, centre, center, middle

Definition: an area that is approximately central within some larger region

Usage: it is in the center of town; they ran forward into the heart of the struggle; they were in the eye of the storm

Similar words: area, country

Definition: a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)

Usage: it was a mountainous area; Bible country


Synonyms: heart

Definition: a plane figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top and intersecting at the bottom; conventionally used on playing cards and valentines

Usage: he drew a heart and called it a valentine

Similar words: plane figure, two-dimensional figure

Definition: a two-dimensional shape