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Synonyms for heel
hil

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heel(noun)

    the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation

    Synonyms:
    dog, hound, bounder, blackguard, cad

  2. heel(noun)

    the back part of the human foot

    Synonyms:
    dog, hound, bounder, blackguard, cad

  3. cad, bounder, blackguard, dog, hound, heel(noun)

    someone who is morally reprehensible

    "you dirty dog"

    Synonyms:
    firedog, wienerwurst, hound, weenie, frank, frankfurter, hotdog, cad, hound dog, detent, dog, pawl, bounder, wiener, frump, computer-aided design, click, hot dog, blackguard, dog-iron, domestic dog, andiron, leaper

  4. heel(noun)

    one of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread

    Synonyms:
    dog, hound, bounder, blackguard, cad

  5. heel(noun)

    the lower end of a ship's mast

    Synonyms:
    dog, hound, bounder, blackguard, cad

  6. heel(verb)

    (golf) the part of the clubhead where it joins the shaft

    Synonyms:
    dog, hound, bounder, blackguard, cad

  7. list, heel(verb)

    tilt to one side

    "The balloon heeled over"; "the wind made the vessel heel"; "The ship listed to starboard"

    Synonyms:
    name, reheel, list, number, lean

  8. heel(verb)

    follow at the heels of a person

    Synonyms:
    reheel, list

  9. heel(verb)

    perform with the heels

    "heel that dance"

    Synonyms:
    reheel, list

  10. heel(verb)

    strike with the heel of the club

    "heel a golf ball"

    Synonyms:
    reheel, list

  11. heel, reheel(verb)

    put a new heel on

    "heel shoes"

    Synonyms:
    reheel, list

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. heel(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Naut.) incline, lean

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "heel":

    talon, stub, counterfoil, inclination, bead, achilles, camel, lug

How to pronounce heel?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say heel in sign language?

  1. heel

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#281499frump

How to use heel in a sentence?

  1. Executive Martin Daum said:

    You cannot have enough expertise in this area. Our Achilles' heel is the ability to quickly develop software.

  2. Mark Twain:

    Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds upon the heel that crushes it.

  3. Marcus Aurelius:

    When a guide meets up with someone who is lost, ordinarily his reaction is to direct him on the right path, not mock or malign him, then turn on his heel and walk away. As for you, lead someone to the truth and you will find that he can follow. But as long as you don’t point it out to him, don’t make fun of him; be aware of what you need to work on instead.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    We need to take these people on. They are often connected to big drug cartels. They are not just gangs of kids anymore. They are often the kinds of kids that are called 'super-predators,' no conscience, no empathy. We can talk about why then ended up that way, but first we have to bring them to heel.

  5. Wayne Koff:

    We will have found the Achilles heel of HIV.


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