English synonyms about - contact  

tail

noun

1 tail

The posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body.

Roget 39: adjunct; addition, additament; additum [Lat.], affix, appelidage, annexe, annex; augment, augmentation; increment, reinforcement, supernumerary, ... show more

Roget 214: pendency, dependency; suspension, hanging etc. v.; pedicel, pedicle, peduncle; tail, train, flap, skirt, pigtail, ... show more

Dutch: staart
Polish: ogon



2 tail

The time of the last part of something:
— The tail of the storm.

synonyms: fag end, tail end.

Roget 67: end, close, termination; desinence, conclusion, finis, finale, period, term, terminus, endpoint, last, omega; extreme, ... show more

Dutch: peuk, staartzijde

3 tail

Any projection that resembles the tail of an animal.

synonym: tail end.

Dutch: achtervolger, staart, staartkant
Polish: ogon

4 tail

The fleshy part of the human body that you sit on.

synonyms: arse, ass, backside, behind, bottom, bum, buns, butt, buttocks, can ... show more.

Roget 65: sequel, suffix, successor; tail, queue, train, wake, trail, rear; retinue, suite; appendix, postscript; ... show more

Roget 235: rear, back, posteriority; rear rank, rear guard; background, hinterland.    occiput [Anat.], nape, chine; heels; tail, rump, croup, ... show more

Dutch: achterste, achtersteven, achterwerk, batterij, bibs, bips, derrière, fundament, gat, hol ... show more
Polish: cztery litery, pupa, tyłek, zadek

5 tail

A spy employed to follow someone and report their movements.

synonyms: shadow, shadower.

Dutch: schaduw
Polish: anioł stróż, ogon

6 tail

usually plural The reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person's head.

Dutch: achterwerk, kruis, munt, staart, zitvlak
Polish: reszka

7 tail

The rear part of an aircraft.

synonyms: empennage, tail assembly.

Dutch: staartstuk
Polish: usterzenie

8 tail

The rear part of a ship.

synonyms: after part, poop, quarter, stern.

Dutch: achterschip, achtersteven, steven
Polish: rufa

verb

1 tail

Go after with the intent to catch.

synonyms: chase, chase after, dog, give chase, go after, tag, track, trail.

Dutch: achterna zitten, achtervolgen, jacht, najagen

2 tail

Remove or shorten the tail of an animal.

synonyms: bob, dock.

3 tail

Remove the stalk of fruits or berries.


Moby thesaurus: Thule, Ultima Thule, acknowledgments, adherent, affix, aft, after, aftermost, afterpart, afterpiece, allonge, appendage, appendix, arm, arse, ass, attendant, back, back door, back matter ... show more.

Find more on tail elsewhere: etymology - rhymes - Wikipedia.

debug info: 0.045