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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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  1. Vince Macaluso:

    ’ You’re gon na think I ’m crazy, but. … ’ That’s what they ’ll say : ‘ My back’s been on fire for the past week ’ or ‘ My left leg goes out from underneath me, ’.

  2. Emil Limpert:

    And then the other guy, he got his leg… Oh, hell. I guess he lost his leg. It was slit in four places where a grenade hit between us and I got one in my leg.

  3. Colin Davies:

    The stocks have reacted already, there is a risk that there is another leg down for exposed stocks as actual operations begin to react and become more visible and tangible.

  4. Faheem Mujahid:

    It has huge allover benefits, not only does the majority of the exercise isolate and target the glutes and the hamstrings, but the quadriceps are involved as well, by helping to extend the knee joint. Plus, it is one of the few exercises that works the adductor magnus, which helps provide leg stability.

  5. Gavin Parry:

    U.S. dollar strength has buoyed sentiment and lots of exporters and big names in Japan are benefiting as investors chase that dollar strength and dollar asset exposure, taking a bit of wind out of small and mid-cap domestic shares, we've moved 500 points deeper into reaching 20,000, which would fill the gap from the August leg down.

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