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Synonyms for neck

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  1. neckverb

    grope, snuggle, pet, French kiss, smooch

  2. neckverb

    The part of body connecting the head and the trunk found in humans and some animals.

    French kiss, grope, snuggle, pet, smooch

  3. neckverb

    The corresponding part in some other anatomical contexts.

    Alan and Betty were necking in the back of a car when Betty's dad caught them.

    grope, pet, French kiss, smooch, snuggle

  4. neckverb

    To drink rapidly.

    pet, smooch, snuggle, grope, French kiss

Princeton's WordNet

  1. neck, cervixnoun

    the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body

    "he admired her long graceful neck"; "the horse won by a neck"

    cervix, neck opening, uterine cervix, cervix uteri

  2. necknoun

    a narrow elongated projecting strip of land

    cervix, neck opening

  3. necknoun

    a cut of meat from the neck of an animal

    cervix, neck opening

  4. necknoun

    a narrow part of an artifact that resembles a neck in position or form

    "the banjo had a long neck"; "the bottle had a wide neck"

    cervix, neck opening

  5. neck, neck openingverb

    an opening in a garment for the neck of the wearer; a part of the garment near the wearer's neck

    cervix, neck opening

  6. neck, make outverb

    kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion

    "The couple were necking in the back seat of the car"

    tell apart, distinguish, have intercourse, get it on, have a go at it, have sex, complete, spot, be intimate, screw, know, get along, get laid, make love, fill out, fare, cut, love, grapple, pick out, deal, manage, contend, do, do it, eff, bonk, bed, have it off, write out, lie with, fill in, make out, discern, sleep together, recognize, jazz, sleep with, hump, bang, come, recognise, have it away, cope, make do, get by, roll in the hay, issue

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "neck":

    cuello, cou, eoc, throat, col, necklace, collar, collier, boca, skin, cervix

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  1. Natalie Diaz:

    I just looked down, and I saw his head. So I pushed as hard as I could, once I saw his neck come out, I just grabbed him by his neck and just picked him up and hit him on his back so he could let out all the fluid.

  2. Martha Karolyi:

    So they are pretty much neck-in-neck, the decision maker will probably be who functions better under pressure and who give something else to the team beside a bar routine.

  3. Jerrel Perez:

    They said she had a head injury and a neck sprain.

  4. Grant Wilson:

    Sleeping on your side and curled up in a ball is not the best position because it tends to build up that pressure in the structures and discs in the back, particularly if we sustain that posture for a long time at night. You want to be in a more neutral position, and some people sleep on their stomach, but again that's not advisable, particularly if people have neck pain or headaches.

  5. James Wells:

    It felt like whoever was behind it was watching, for me it felt weird. All the cop lingo that you hear about the spidey senses, about the hair standing up on the back of your neck. All that went through my body.

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