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Synonyms for neck

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. neck, cervix(noun)

    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. neck(noun)

    a narrow elongated projecting strip of land

    cervix, neck opening

  3. neck(noun)

    a cut of meat from the neck of an animal

    cervix, neck opening

  4. neck(noun)

    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 opening(verb)

    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 out(verb)

    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


  1. neck(verb)

    smooch, grope, snuggle, pet, French kiss

  2. neck(verb)

    To hang by the neck; strangle; kill, eliminate

    smooch, pet, snuggle, French kiss, grope

  3. neck(verb)

    To make love; to snog; to intently kiss or cuddle.

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

    snuggle, grope, smooch, French kiss, pet

  4. neck(verb)

    To drink rapidly.

    pet, smooch, snuggle, grope, French kiss

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. neck(n)

    Associated words:
    nape, cervical, scruff, atlas, axis, palea, dewlap, scrag, gula, nucha, auchenium, décolleté, jugular, jugulum, wattle, wimple, wryneck, torticollis, adam's apple, splenius, ruche, colliform, fichu, withers, gorget, carotid, goiter, retrocollic, cruels, nuchalgia, ruff, crane

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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How to use neck in a sentence?

  1. Mary Beth Sodus:

    They hit people above the neck as a taste for something, not actual hunger.

  2. Vikrant Parsai:

    Spending money more than you can earn is spinning a rope around your own neck.

  3. Walter Blum:

    It was all over his face. All over the back of his neck. It was really red and splotchy, it was very alarming.

  4. Zeg Choudhry:

    Oil is the major drag at the moment. In a normal environment, when we see China data as good as what we had over the weekend, that would set the market alight, the pressure on crude is the noose around our neck at the moment.

  5. Jonathan Wackrow:

    Scott, please take your knee off my neck.

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