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Princeton's WordNet

  1. core, nucleus, core group(noun)

    a small group of indispensable persons or things

    "five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program"

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, meat, nucleus, core group, sum, inwardness, gist, heart and soul, lens nucleus, effect, substance, nub, center, burden, centre, kernel, magnetic core, essence, heart, karyon, marrow, pith, cell nucleus

  2. core(noun)

    the center of an object

    "the ball has a titanium core"

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, meat, nucleus, core group, sum, inwardness, gist, heart and soul, effect, substance, nub, center, burden, centre, kernel, magnetic core, essence, heart, marrow, pith

  3. core(noun)

    the central part of the Earth

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, meat, nucleus, core group, sum, inwardness, gist, heart and soul, effect, substance, nub, center, burden, centre, kernel, magnetic core, essence, heart, marrow, pith

  4. kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty(noun)

    the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

    "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"

    Synonyms:
    affection, summation, warmness, sum of money, sum total, means, affectionateness, substance, center of attention, center field, content, nucleus, plaza, meaning, meat, bone marrow, centre, burden, stub, center, tenderness, snapper, totality, marrow, heart and soul, sum, fondness, total, nerve, core group, internality, marrow squash, nerve center, shopping center, aggregate, nub, join, kernel, nitty-gritty, union, spirit, centerfield, gist, warmheartedness, nerve centre, inwardness, centre of attention, pith, heart, shopping mall, nubble, bosom, mall, essence, ticker, message, pump, magnetic core, effect, mettle, shopping centre, perfume, spunk, philia, subject matter, amount of money, midpoint, vegetable marrow, eye, amount, middle

  5. core(noun)

    a cylindrical sample of soil or rock obtained with a hollow drill

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, meat, nucleus, core group, sum, inwardness, gist, heart and soul, effect, substance, nub, center, burden, centre, kernel, magnetic core, essence, heart, marrow, pith

  6. Congress of Racial Equality, CORE(noun)

    an organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, meat, nucleus, core group, sum, inwardness, gist, heart and soul, effect, substance, nub, center, burden, centre, kernel, magnetic core, essence, heart, marrow, pith

  7. effect, essence, burden, core, gist(noun)

    the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work

    Synonyms:
    substance, loading, perfume, meat, centre, burden, center, consequence, marrow, load, sum, impression, event, heart and soul, core group, upshot, effect, nub, kernel, nitty-gritty, gist, inwardness, pith, heart, nucleus, onus, essence, magnetic core, outcome, encumbrance, issue, force, incumbrance, result

  8. core, magnetic core(noun)

    (computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data; now superseded by semiconductor memories

    "each core has three wires passing through it, providing the means to select and detect the contents of each bit"

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, meat, nucleus, core group, sum, inwardness, gist, heart and soul, effect, substance, nub, center, burden, centre, kernel, magnetic core, essence, heart, marrow, pith

  9. core(noun)

    the chamber of a nuclear reactor containing the fissile material where the reaction takes place

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, meat, nucleus, core group, sum, inwardness, gist, heart and soul, effect, substance, nub, center, burden, centre, kernel, magnetic core, essence, heart, marrow, pith

  10. core(verb)

    a bar of magnetic material (as soft iron) that passes through a coil and serves to increase the inductance of the coil

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, meat, nucleus, core group, sum, inwardness, gist, heart and soul, effect, substance, nub, center, burden, centre, kernel, magnetic core, essence, heart, marrow, pith

  11. core(verb)

    remove the core or center from

    "core an apple"

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. core

    Synonyms:
    heart, kernel, nucleus, centre

    Antonyms:
    face, exterior, aspect, appearance, complexion, ostensibility, pretext

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. core(n.)

    Synonyms:
    heart, inner part

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. CORE

    Synonyms:
    Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evalation

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How to use core in a sentence?

  1. Johanna Schoen:

    Eugenics -- at its core -- is based on the state making reproductive decisions for others. Indiana's law basically does the same thing, limiting a woman's reproductive autonomy, he is tying eugenics to particular reproductive technologies -- here abortion -- instead of recognizing that eugenic laws robbed women of their ability to make their own reproductive decisions -- the state decided for them.

  2. Nicholas Carpou:

    It's a very cool concept and it's very timely, our marketing really emphasized the digital realm, which helped us reach our core audience.

  3. Neal Mohan:

    Comments have been a core part of YouTube since day one, but when it came to protecting children, we decided to take this pretty drastic step... because we felt that that was a higher order principle.

  4. Jesse Edgerton:

    Although this month's flattening in core capital goods orders suggests we may have reached a bottom, the overall tone of the report suggests we are not yet seeing a reacceleration in the sector.

  5. John Potucek:

    His Common Core stance is kind of a deal-breaker for a lot of people — and I mean a lot of people.


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