HyperDic: finger

English > 7 senses of the word finger:
NOUNbodyfingerany of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
quantityfinger, fingerbreadth, finger's breadth, digitthe length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
artifactfingerone of the parts of a glove that provides covering for a finger or thumb
VERBcontactfinger, thumbfeel or handle with the fingers
contactfinger, feelexamine by touch
contactfingersearch for on the computer
communicationfingerindicate the fingering for the playing of musical scores for keyboard instruments
finger > pronunciation
Soundsfih'ngger
Rhymesagar ... younger: 63 rhymes with ger...
English > finger: 7 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningAny of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb).
Example"her fingers were long and thin"
Part ofhand, manus, mitt, pawThe (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
PartsfingernailThe nail at the end of a finger
fingertipThe end (tip) of a finger
knuckle, knuckle joint, metacarpophalangeal jointA joint of a finger when the fist is closed
padThe fleshy cushion-like underside of an animal's foot or of a human's finger
Narrowerindex, index finger, forefingerThe finger next to the thumb
little finger, pinkie, pinkyThe finger farthest from the thumb
middle fingerThe second finger
ring finger, annualryThe third finger (especially of the left hand)
thumb, pollexThe thick short innermost digit of the forelimb
Broaderdigit, dactylA finger or toe in human beings or corresponding body part in other vertebrates
extremityThat part of a limb that is farthest from the torso
Spanishdedo
Catalandit
Verbsfingerindicate the fingering for the playing of musical scores for keyboard instruments
fingerfeel or handle with the fingers
fingerexamine by touch
English > finger: 7 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningThe length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure.
Synonymsfingerbreadth, finger's breadth, digit
Broaderlinear unit, linear measureA unit of measurement of length
Spanishdedo
Catalandit
English > finger: 7 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningOne of the parts of a glove that provides covering for a finger or thumb.
Part ofglovehandwear
BroadercoveringAn artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
English > finger: 7 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningFeel or handle with the fingers.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"finger the binding of the book"
Synonymthumb
Broadertouchmake physical contact with, come in contact with
Spanishhojear
Catalanfullejar
Nounsfingerany of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
fingeringtouching something with the fingers
English > finger: 7 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningExamine by touch.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "The customer fingered the sweater"
Synonymfeel
Entailstouchmake physical contact with, come in contact with
Similar tofeelgrope or feel in search of something
Spanishnotar, palpar, sentir
Catalannotar, palpar, sentir, temptejar
Nounsfingerany of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
fingeringtouching something with the fingers
English > finger: 7 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningsearch for on the computer.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"I fingered my boss and found that he is not logged on in the afternoons"
Broadersearch, seek, look fortry to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
English > finger: 7 senses > verb 4, communication
MeaningIndicate the fingering for the playing of musical scores for keyboard instruments.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderindicate, point, designate, showIndicate a place, direction, person, or thing
Nounsfingerany of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
fingeringthe placement of the fingers for playing different notes (or sequences of notes) on a musical instrument

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