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