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1. the locus of feelings and intuitions (Freq. 42)
- in your heart you know it is true
- her story would melt your bosom
intuition, hunch, suspicion
2. the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs;
its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body (Freq. 25)
- he stood still, his heart thumping wildly
pump, ticker
internal organ, viscus
athlete's heart, biauriculate heart
Part Holonyms:
circulatory system, cardiovascular system
Part Meronyms:
coronary artery, arteria coronaria, cardiac muscle, heart muscle, heart valve,
cardiac valve, valve
3. the courage to carry on (Freq. 9)
- he kept fighting on pure spunk
- you haven't got the heart for baseball
mettle, nerve, spunk
Derivationally related forms:
spunky (for: spunk), nervy (for: nerve), nerve (for: nerve)
courage, courageousness, bravery, braveness
4. an area that is approximately central within some larger region (Freq. 5)
- it is in the center of town
- they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
- they were in the eye of the storm
center, centre, middle, eye
Derivationally related forms:
middle (for: middle), central (for: center), centric (for: center), centrical (for: center)
area, country
center stage, centre stage, city center, city centre, central city,
storm center, storm centre, financial center, hub, inner city, medical center,
midfield, seat, midstream
Instance Hyponyms:
City of London, the City
5. the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience (Freq. 2)
- the gist of the prosecutor's argument
- the heart and soul of the Republican Party
- the nub of the story
kernel, substance, core, center, centre,
essence, gist, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat,
nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty
Derivationally related forms:
summate (for: sum), pithy (for: pith), meaty (for: meat), essential (for: essence), central (for: center)
content, cognitive content, mental object
bare bones, hypostasis, quiddity, haecceity, quintessence, stuff
6. an inclination or tendency of a certain kind (Freq. 1)
- he had a change of heart
disposition, temperament
7. a plane figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top and intersecting at the bottom;
conventionally used on playing cards and valentines
- he drew a heart and called it a valentine
plane figure, two-dimensional figure
8. a firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal)
- a five-pound beef heart will serve six
variety meat, organs
9. a positive feeling of liking
- 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
affection, affectionateness, fondness, tenderness, warmness,
warmheartedness, philia
Derivationally related forms:
warmhearted (for: warmheartedness), warm (for: warmness), hearty, tender (for: tenderness), fond (for: fondness), affectionate (for: affectionateness)
attachment, fond regard, protectiveness, regard, respect, soft spot
10. a playing card in the major suit that has one or more red hearts on it
- he led the queen of hearts
- hearts were trumps
playing card
Member Holonyms:
major suit

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