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Synonyms for marrow
ˈmær oʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. marrow, bone marrow(noun)

    the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones

    Synonyms:
    marrow squash, nitty-gritty, meat, core, inwardness, bone marrow, sum, gist, heart and soul, substance, nub, center, centre, kernel, essence, heart, vegetable marrow, pith

  2. marrow, marrow squash, vegetable marrow(noun)

    any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh

    Synonyms:
    marrow squash, nitty-gritty, meat, core, inwardness, bone marrow, sum, gist, heart and soul, substance, nub, center, centre, kernel, essence, heart, vegetable marrow, pith

  3. marrow, bone marrow(noun)

    very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones

    Synonyms:
    marrow squash, nitty-gritty, meat, core, inwardness, bone marrow, sum, gist, heart and soul, substance, nub, center, centre, kernel, essence, heart, vegetable marrow, pith

  4. marrow, vegetable marrow(noun)

    large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins

    Synonyms:
    marrow squash, nitty-gritty, meat, core, inwardness, bone marrow, sum, gist, heart and soul, substance, nub, center, centre, kernel, essence, heart, vegetable marrow, pith

  5. kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty(noun)

    the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

    "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"

    Synonyms:
    affection, summation, warmness, sum of money, sum total, means, affectionateness, substance, center of attention, center field, content, nucleus, plaza, meaning, meat, bone marrow, centre, burden, stub, center, tenderness, snapper, core, totality, heart and soul, sum, fondness, total, nerve, core group, internality, marrow squash, nerve center, shopping center, aggregate, nub, join, kernel, nitty-gritty, union, spirit, centerfield, gist, warmheartedness, nerve centre, inwardness, centre of attention, pith, heart, shopping mall, nubble, bosom, mall, essence, ticker, message, pump, magnetic core, effect, mettle, shopping centre, perfume, spunk, philia, subject matter, amount of money, midpoint, vegetable marrow, eye, amount, middle

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. marrow

    Synonyms:
    pith, gist, substance, essence, life, cream, kernel

    Antonyms:
    surplusage, redundancy, excrescence, superfluity, clothing, dressing, amplification, volume, mass, body

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. marrow(n.)

    Synonyms:
    medulla, pith

  2. marrow(n.)

    Synonyms:
    essence, quintessence, best part, essential part

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. marrow(n)

    Synonyms:
    medulla, pith

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    pith, spinal, cord, medullary, bone, medulla, bone-marrow

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How to use marrow in a sentence?

  1. Sharon Lewin:

    Coming 10 years after the successful report of the Berlin Patient, this new case confirms that bone marrow transplantation from a CCR5-negative donor can eliminate residual virus and stop any traces of virus from rebounding, two factors are likely at play : The new bone marrow is resistant to HIV, and also, the new bone marrow is actively eliminating any HIV-infected cells.

  2. David Kronn:

    Over the years, we’ve become aware that a bone marrow transplant early in the disease can be life-saving for these patients, but we now know that it's only effective in the early stages of the disease.

  3. Vladimir Pitulko:

    Indeed, these animals provide an endless source of different goods: food with meat, fat and marrow; fuel with dung, fat and bones; and raw material with long bones and ivory, they certainly would use them as food, especially certain parts like tongue or liver as a delicacy, but hunting for the ivory was more important.

  4. David Mazie:

    This is not a situation where we want people to be worried about and not to proceed with donating bone marrow, the case is about an anesthesiologist who didn't do what Derrick Nelson was supposed to do. This doctor didn't do his job.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Journey to any genuine success can be liken to a bone with a marrow, which one enjoys only if he dares crack the bone open. The above principle is equally applicable and obtainable too to journey to any genuine success. I mean, until you are ready to face your challenges fearlessly/unyieldingly, you will never enjoy the reward for perseverance which is genuine success.


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