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Synonyms for leg

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. legnoun

    a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle

    peg, wooden leg, pegleg, stage, ramification, branch

  2. legnoun

    a structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion

    peg, wooden leg, pegleg, stage, ramification, branch

  3. legnoun

    one of the supports for a piece of furniture

    peg, wooden leg, pegleg, stage, ramification, branch

  4. branch, leg, ramificationnoun

    a part of a forked or branching shape

    "he broke off one of the branches"

    branching, stage, ramification, wooden leg, pegleg, peg, arm, offshoot, subdivision, forking, complication, outgrowth, fork, limb, offset, branch

  5. legnoun

    the limb of an animal used for food

    peg, wooden leg, pegleg, stage, ramification, branch

  6. peg, wooden leg, leg, peglegnoun

    a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg

    branch, stage, nog, pegleg, stick, oarlock, pin, ramification, rowlock, tholepin, wooden leg, peg, thole

  7. legnoun

    a cloth covering consisting of the part of a pair of trousers that covers a person's leg

    peg, wooden leg, pegleg, stage, ramification, branch

  8. legnoun

    (nautical) the distance traveled by a sailing vessel on a single tack

    peg, wooden leg, pegleg, stage, ramification, branch

  9. stage, legnoun

    a section or portion of a journey or course

    "then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise"

    branch, stage, level, pegleg, peg, stagecoach, degree, point, ramification, wooden leg, phase, microscope stage

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. legnoun

    limb, shank, shin, (bones of the leg) tibia, fibula, femur, thigh bone, epipodiale

    Associated words:
    crotch, hock, hough, solen, cradle, puttee, hip, thigh, haunch gyve, scarpines, calf, galligaskins, spatterdashes, leggings

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "leg":

    thigh, pata, ieg, legs, paw, tranche, legform, station, foot, brisket, gea, powa, limb

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How to use leg in a sentence?

  1. Will Ferrell:

    I put my pants on just like the rest of you - one leg at a time. Except, once my pants are on, I make gold records.

  2. Jim Kelly:

    My doctors are in New York. I'm not there every day. So I want to be sure that everything [that] is going on, is going on for the right reasons, just like everybody, if you go through a broken leg or something, you got to have checkups. If there is a little pain here [where] you think there shouldn't be anything, you got to get it checked. Even though I'm blessed to have [the doctor] at [Erie County Medical Center] I go to in Buffalo look and make sure that things are going pretty good, it helps.

  3. Sarah Siciliano:

    I do all the leg work but I exercise everyday anyway so for me it’s a win-win, if you can knock out a client event and your workout at the same time, why not?

  4. Henny Youngman:

    I told the doctor I broke my leg in two places. He told me to quit going to those places.

  5. Neal Matthews:

    The goose was ensnarled in fishing line. Its leg literally had a big knot around it and it was having trouble walking.

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