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shoulder

noun

1 shoulder

The part of the body between the neck and the upper arm.

Roget 591: printing; block printing, type-printing; plate printing etc. 558 (engraving); the press etc. (publication) 531; composition.    print, letterpress, ... show more

Roget 250: convexity, prominence, projection, swelling, gibbosity, bilge, bulge, protuberance, protrusion; camber, cahot [U.S.].    thank-ye-ma'am [U.S.].    swell.    intumescence; ... show more

Roget 215: support, ground, foundation, base, basis; terra firma; bearing, fulcrum, bait [U.S.], caudex crib; point d'appui [Fr.], pou sto [Gr.], purchase footing, hold, ... show more

Dutch: berm, schouder, vluchtstrook
Polish: bark



2 shoulder

A cut of meat including the upper joint of the foreleg.

Dutch: schouderstuk
Polish: Ĺ‚opatka

3 shoulder

A ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula.

synonyms: articulatio humeri, shoulder joint.

4 shoulder

The part of a garment that covers or fits over the shoulder.

Dutch: schouder, schouders

5 shoulder

A narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road:
— The car pulled off onto the shoulder.

synonym: berm.

Dutch: berm, vluchtstrook
Polish: pobocze

verb

1 shoulder

Lift onto one's shoulders.

Roget 215: be supported &c.; lie on, sit on, recline on, lean on, loll on, rest on, stand on, step on, repose on, abut on, bear on, be based on ... show more

Roget 276: give an impetus etc. n.; impel, push; start, give a start to, set going; drive, urge, boom; thrust, prod, ... show more

2 shoulder

Push with the shoulders.

3 shoulder

Carry a burden, either real or metaphoric.


Moby thesaurus: Chateaubriand, abutment, accept, advocate, afford support, alpenstock, ankle, arc-boutant, arm, arm in arm, articulation, as one, ascender, assault, associate with, assume, athletic supporter, avoid, back, back up ... show more.

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