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Princeton's WordNet

  1. limbnoun

    one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper

    arm, tree branch, branch

  2. limb, tree branchnoun

    any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree

    arm, tree branch, branch

  3. limbnoun

    (astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of the sun or the moon or a planet

    arm, tree branch, branch

  4. limbnoun

    either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip

    "the upper limb of the bow"

    arm, tree branch, branch

  5. limbnoun

    the graduated arc that is attached to an instrument for measuring angles

    "the limb of the sextant"

    arm, tree branch, branch

  6. arm, branch, limbnoun

    any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm

    "the arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"; "a branch of the sewer"

    branch, offset, weapon, sleeve, tree branch, leg, weapon system, offshoot, ramification, arm, subdivision, outgrowth

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. limbnoun


  2. limbnoun

    branch, bough

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. limbnoun

    branch, bough

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "limb":

    lamina, member, limbo, branch, leg

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  1. Kenny Xu:

    The idea that this election is a sort of a white supremacist reaction is unbelievable because these voters voted for Joe Biden, you know, last year, so that means they switched, you know, and unless people are willing to go out on a limb and say, This is a White supremacist reaction to that, ’ that doesn't make any sense to me.

  2. Richard Andersen:

    The PPC is a rich source of signals that can be used to determine the goals of a paralyzed subject, these signals can be used to control 'smart' robotics and computers that can work out the details of movement of external devices such as a robotic limb.

  3. Christina Prejean:

    As somebody who proudly served our country and risked life and limb to defend our nation and our families, I believe that no candidate for public office should attack our service members, we serve because of our innate passion to protect our country. We should never tear down veterans.

  4. Blair McPhee:

    The first thing that struck me about this animal is the incredible robustness of the limb bones, it was of similar size to the gigantic sauropod dinosaurs, but whereas the arms and legs of those animals are typically quite slender, Ledumahadi's are incredibly thick.

  5. Clay Roberts:

    I have heard of people having the wrong limb removed but hospitals aren't supposed to throw them away.

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