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Synonyms for marrow
ˈmær oʊmar·row

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. marrow, bone marrownoun

    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 marrownoun

    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 marrownoun

    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 marrownoun

    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-grittynoun

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. marrownoun

    Synonyms:
    medulla, pith

  2. marrownoun

    Synonyms:
    essence, quintessence, best part, essential part

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. marrownoun

    Synonyms:
    medulla, pith

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "marrow":

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

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How to use marrow in a sentence?

  1. Louise Erdrich:

    Love must not touch the marrow of the soul. Our affections must be breakable chains that we can cast them off or tighten them.

  2. Gail Demmler:

    CMV can affect the liver the spleen the bone marrow, lungs, heart, but the most devastating thing it can do is damage the brain, it causes brain damage, vision impairment, hearing loss … but it can affect any organ system.

  3. Jake Prus:

    There was a little apprehension when I first heard about it, because you think a bone-marrow donation is going to be kind of intense and take you out for a while physically and just drain you, i ’m not too worried about it, because, from what I’ve been told, the post effects are n’t painful.

  4. Laura Makaroff:

    In addition to chemotherapy, certain types of immunotherapy, stem cell or bone marrow transplants, and other medicines can severely weaken the immune system.

  5. David Brenner:

    One of the major things that happens if you’re exposed to a large dose of radiation is that your white blood cells get destroyed, so you need to be able to stimulate the bone marrow in your body to work doubly hard to generate new blood cells, and there are drugs that can be given to stimulate the bone marrow to work harder to create new blood cells.


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