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Synonyms for finger
ˈfɪŋ gər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. finger(noun)

    any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)

    "her fingers were long and thin"

    digit, finger's breadth, fingerbreadth

  2. finger, fingerbreadth, finger's breadth, digit(noun)

    the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure

    figure, digit, finger's breadth, dactyl, fingerbreadth

  3. finger(verb)

    one of the parts of a glove that provides covering for a finger or thumb

    digit, finger's breadth, fingerbreadth

  4. finger, thumb(verb)

    feel or handle with the fingers

    "finger the binding of the book"

    hitch, hitchhike, leaf, thumb, flip, flick, feel, riff, riffle

  5. feel, finger(verb)

    examine by touch

    "Feel this soft cloth!"; "The customer fingered the sweater"

    feel, find, palpate, thumb, sense, experience

  6. finger(verb)

    search for on the computer

    "I fingered my boss and found that he is not logged on in the afternoons"

    feel, thumb

  7. finger(verb)

    indicate the fingering for the playing of musical scores for keyboard instruments

    feel, thumb

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. finger(v. a.)

    handle, touch

  2. finger(v. a.)

    play on (an instrument)

  3. finger(v. n.)

    use the fingers (in playing on an instrument)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. finger(n)

    digit, medius (middle finger), minimus (Little finger), index (fore or index finger)

    Associated words:
    digital, digitation, interdigital

  2. finger(v)

    touch, handle, thrum, strum

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    fingers, piece, pinky, digit, bird

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. finger

    Vox populi The finger

  2. finger

    Finger fuck

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How to use finger in a sentence?

  1. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley:

    That's what real leadership is about. That's the sort of new leadership that people are looking for, not the sort of leadership that waits for poll numbers or for focus groups or puts a finger to the wind to see which way public consensus is going. No, that's not leadership.

  2. Kaylee Muthart:

    So I pushed my thumb, pointer, and middle finger into each eye. I gripped each eyeball, twisted, and pulled until each eye popped out of the socket — it felt like a massive struggle, the hardest thing I ever had to do, because I could no longer see, I don't know if there was blood. But I know the drugs numbed the pain. I'm pretty sure I would have tried to claw right into my brain if a pastor hadn't heard me screaming, ‘I want to see the light!’ — which I don't recall saying — and restrained me.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    It does not surprise so much by seeing the option being given via online poll to the population for selection between 'Rotten Apple' and 'Ripen Banana' in the ensuing competition, as much by looking at them showing their finger mark proudly after excitedly casting their vote in favour of one of them.

  4. Cicero:

    Be sure that it is not you that is mortal, but only your body. For that man whom your outward form reveals is not yourself the spirit is the true self, not that physical figure which and be pointed out by your finger.

  5. Take Naseri:

    We're also concerned for the safety of our workers especially the nurses who were involved because it's now easily blamed -- the finger is pointed towards the nurses.

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