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heart

noun

1 heart

The locus of feelings and intuitions:
— In your heart you know it is true.

synonym: bosom.

Roget 602: willingness, voluntariness etc. adj.; willing mind, heart.    disposition, inclination, leaning, animus; frame of mind, humor, mood, ... show more

Roget 820: affections, affect; character, qualities, disposition, nature, spirit, tone; temper, temperament; diathesis, idiosyncrasy; cast of mind, cast of soul, ... show more

Dutch: hart, binnenste



2 heart

The hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body:
— He stood still, his heart thumping wildly.

synonyms: pump, ticker.

Dutch: lever, hart, rikketik, tikker, tikkertje
Polish: serce

3 heart

The courage to carry on:
— You haven't got the heart for baseball.

synonyms: mettle, nerve, spunk.

Roget 861: courage, bravery, valor; resoluteness, boldness etc. adj.; spirit, daring, gallantry, intrepidity; contempt of danger, defiance of danger; derring-do; ... show more

Dutch: lef, durf, karakter, temperament, levendigheid, vastberadenheid, moed

4 heart

An area that is approximately central within some larger region:
— They ran forward into the heart of the struggle.

synonyms: center, centre, eye, middle.

Dutch: hart, kern
Polish: centrum

5 heart

The choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience:
— The heart and soul of the Republican Party.

synonyms: center, centre, core, essence, gist, heart and soul, inwardness, kernel, marrow, meat ... show more.

Roget 221: interiority; inside, interior; interspace, subsoil, substratum; intrados.    contents etc. 190; substance, pith, marrow; backbone ... show more

Roget 642: importance, consequence, moment, prominence, consideration, mark, materialness.    import, significance, concern; emphasis, interest.    greatness etc. ... show more

Roget 222: centrality, centricalness, center; middle etc. 68; focus etc. 74.    core, kernel; nucleus, nucleolus; ... show more

Roget 5: intrinsicality, inbeing, inherence, inhesion; subjectiveness; ego; egohood; essence, noumenon; essentialness etc. adj.; essential part, quintessence, ... show more

Dutch: bijzonderheid, kerngedachte, essentialia, essentie, grond, hoofdpunt, hoofdzaak, hypostase, kern, kernpunt ... show more
Polish: istota, esencja, sedno, jÄ…dro, meritum, kwintesencja

6 heart

An inclination or tendency of a certain kind:
— He had a change of heart.

synonym: spirit.

Roget 450: intellect, mind, understanding, reason, thinking principle; rationality; cogitative faculties, cognitive faculties, discursive faculties, reasoning faculties, intellectual faculties; faculties, senses, ... show more

7 heart

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

Dutch: hart
Polish: serce

8 heart

A firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal).

Polish: serce

9 heart

A positive feeling of liking:
— The child won everyone's heart.

synonyms: affection, affectionateness, fondness, philia, tenderness, warmheartedness, warmness.

Roget 897: love; fondness etc. adj.; liking; inclination etc. (desire) 865; regard, dilection, admiration, fancy.    affection, ... show more

Dutch: genegenheid

10 heart

A playing card in the major suit that has one or more red hearts on it.

Dutch: harten, hart
Polish: kier, czerwo, serce


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