HyperDic: heart

English > 10 senses of the word heart:
NOUNcognitionheart, bosomthe locus of feelings and intuitions
bodyheart, pump, tickerthe hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs
attributeheart, mettle, nerve, spunkthe courage to carry on
locationheart, center, centre, middle, eyean area that is approximately central within some larger / larger region
cognitionheart, kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-grittythe choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
attributeheart, spiritan inclination or tendency of a certain kind
shapehearta plane figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top and intersecting at the bottom
foodhearta firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal)
feelingheart, affection, affectionateness, fondness, tenderness, warmness, warmheartedness, philiaa positive feeling of liking
artifacthearta playing card in the major suit that has one or more red hearts on it
heart > pronunciation
Soundshhaa'rt
Rhymesapart ... upstart: 37 rhymes with aart...
English > heart: 10 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe locus of feelings and intuitions.
Example"in your heart you know it is true"
Synonymbosom
Broaderintuition, hunch, suspicionAn impression that something might be the case
Spanishalma, corazón
Catalanànima, cor
English > heart: 10 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body.
Example"he stood still, his heart thumping wildly"
Synonymspump, ticker
Part ofcirculatory system, cardiovascular systemThe organs and tissues involved in circulating blood and lymph through the body
Partscardiac muscle, heart muscleThe muscle tissue of the heart
coronary artery, arteria coronariaThe artery that branches from the aorta to supply blood to the heart
heart valve, cardiac valveA valve to control one-way flow of blood
valveA structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it
Narrowerathlete's heartenlarged heart commonly found among athletes trained for endurance
biauriculate heartA heart (as of mammals and birds and reptiles) having two auricles
Broaderinternal organ, viscusA main organ that is situated inside the body
Spanishcorazón
Catalancor
Adjectivescardiacof or relating to the heart
cardiopulmonary, cardiorespiratoryof or pertaining to or affecting both the heart and the lungs and their functions
English > heart: 10 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe courage to carry on.
Example "you haven't got the heart for baseball"
Synonymsmettle, nerve, spunk
Broadercourage, courageousness, bravery, bravenessA quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear
Spanishagallas, ánimo, coraje, corazón, entereza, nervio, temple, valentía, valor
Catalanfermesa, fortesa, nervi, tremp
English > heart: 10 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningAn area that is approximately central within some larger / larger region.
Example "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"
Synonymscenter, centre, middle, eye
InstancesCity of London, the CityThe part of London situated within the ancient boundaries
Narrowercenter stage, centre stageThe central area on a theater stage
city center, city centre, central cityThe central part of a city
financial centerThe part of a city where financial institutions are centered
hubA center of activity or interest or commerce or transportation
inner cityThe older and more populated and (usually) poorer central section of a city
medical centerThe part of a city where medical facilities are centered
midfield(sports) the middle part of a playing field (as in football or lacrosse)
midstreamThe middle of a stream
seatA center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised)
storm center, storm centreThe central area or place of lowest barometric pressure within a storm
Broaderarea, countryA particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
Spanishcentro, corazón, medio, ojo
Catalancentre, cor, mig, ull
English > heart: 10 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningThe choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience.
Example "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"
Synonymskernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty
Narrowerbare bones(plural) the most basic facts or elements
hypostasis(metaphysics) essential nature or underlying reality
quiddity, haecceityThe essence that makes something the kind of thing it is and makes it different from any other
quintessenceThe purest and most concentrated essence of something
stuffA critically important or characteristic component
Broadercontent, cognitive content, mental objectThe sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
Spanishcentro, corazón, enjundia, esencia, médula, meollo, núcleo, quid, sustancia
Catalanbessó, centre, cor, essència, nucli, quid, substància
English > heart: 10 senses > noun 6, attribute
MeaningAn inclination or tendency of a certain kind.
Example"he had a change of heart"
Synonymspirit
Broaderdisposition, temperamentYour usual / usual mood
Spanishánimo, espíritu
Catalanànim, esperit
English > heart: 10 senses > noun 7, shape
MeaningA plane figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top and intersecting at the bottom; conventionally used on playing cards and valentines.
Example"he drew a heart and called it a valentine"
Broaderplane figure, two-dimensional figureA two-dimensional shape
Spanishcorazón
Catalancor
English > heart: 10 senses > noun 8, food
MeaningA firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal).
Example"a five-pound beef heart will serve six"
Broadervariety meat, organsedible viscera of a butchered animal
Spanishcorazón
Catalancor
English > heart: 10 senses > noun 9, feeling
MeaningA positive feeling of liking.
Example "the child won everyone's heart"
Synonymsaffection, affectionateness, fondness, tenderness, warmness, warmheartedness, philia
Narrowerattachment, fond regardA feeling of affection for a person or an institution
protectivenessA feeling of protective affection
regard, respectA feeling of friendship and esteem
soft spotA sentimental affection
BroaderfeelingThe experiencing of affective and emotional states
Spanishafección, afectividad, afecto, afición, amor, apego, cariño, filia, simpatía, ternura
Catalanafecció, afecte, simpatia, tendresa
Adjectivesheartyshowing warm and heartfelt friendliness
English > heart: 10 senses > noun 10, artifact
MeaningA playing card in the major suit that has one or more red hearts on it.
Examples
  • "he led the queen of hearts"
  • "hearts were trumps"
Member ofmajor suit(bridge) a suit of superior scoring value, either spades or hearts
Broaderplaying cardOne of a pack of cards that are used to play card games
Spanishcopas, corazones, corazón
Catalancor

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