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Synonyms for nose

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nose, olfactory organ(noun)

    the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals

    "he has a cold in the nose"

    olfactory organ, nozzle

  2. nose(noun)

    a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft)

    "the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry"

    olfactory organ, nozzle

  3. nose(noun)

    the front or forward projection of a tool or weapon

    "he ducked under the nose of the gun"

    olfactory organ, nozzle

  4. nose(noun)

    a small distance

    "my horse lost the race by a nose"

    olfactory organ, nozzle

  5. nose(noun)

    a symbol of inquisitiveness

    "keep your nose out of it"

    olfactory organ, nozzle

  6. nose(noun)

    the sense of smell (especially in animals)

    "the hound has a good nose"

    olfactory organ, nozzle

  7. nose(noun)

    a natural skill

    "he has a nose for good deals"

    olfactory organ, nozzle

  8. nozzle, nose(verb)

    a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged

    nozzle, snout, olfactory organ, snoot, schnozzle, schnoz, honker, hooter, beak

  9. intrude, horn in, pry, nose, poke(verb)

    search or inquire in a meddlesome way

    "This guy is always nosing around the office"

    stab, nuzzle, dig, horn in, intrude, prize, jab, pry, wind, lever, obtrude, trespass, irrupt, thump, scent, jimmy, prise, prod, pound, poke

  10. nose(verb)

    advance the forward part of with caution

    "She nosed the car into the left lane"

    horn in, nuzzle, poke, wind, pry, scent, intrude

  11. scent, nose, wind(verb)

    catch the scent of; get wind of

    "The dog nosed out the drugs"

    wrap, lift, horn in, wind up, meander, hoist, odorize, pry, wind, twist, nuzzle, odourise, wreathe, roll, wander, intrude, curve, perfume, scent, thread, weave, twine, poke

  12. nose(verb)

    push or move with the nose

    horn in, nuzzle, poke, wind, pry, scent, intrude

  13. nuzzle, nose(verb)

    rub noses

    poke, intrude, scent, pry, wind, cuddle, nest, snuggle, nuzzle, nestle, horn in, draw close

  14. nose(verb)

    defeat by a narrow margin

    horn in, nuzzle, poke, wind, pry, scent, intrude

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nose(n.)

    snout, nozzle

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. nose(n)

    snout, nozzle, spout, proboscis, muzzle

    Associated words:
    nasal, rhinal, rhinology, rhinoplasty, coryza, aquiline, simous, retroussé, pug, snuff, snuffle, vomer, nostril, nasalize, nasalization, nasiform, polypus, vibrissa, grogblossom, rosedrop, snivel, rhinitis, rhinolith, septum, nasute

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    nasal, flair, bei, snout, pif, tarin, face, truffle, toe, bip, nosedive, ifd

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. nose

    Beak, honker, proboscis, snout, schnoz

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How to use nose in a sentence?

  1. Ted Cruz:

    There are a whole bunch of areas that the federal government has no business sticking its nose in, i will fight every day for you, for your freedom, for your right to run a small business, for economic growth and for keeping government the heck off your back.

  2. Amelia Edmundson:

    Maybe put it in funky pony tails and go back to your child's stage or something like that to have a little fun with it, practice doing eyelashes, practice doing a cut crease, smoky eye, contouring your nose or overlining your lips. All the things that you have not wanted to try because you were so intimidated to, try because no one is going to see you.

  3. Hanka Fogelman:

    The blood started coming out from my nose. I didnt know what to do.

  4. Yong Ju Jang:

    This means that deviated nose is not a simple nose problem in many cases, but is complex issue related with facial skeleton abnormality.

  5. Kyle Underhill:

    When I turned around, I just saw the nose of the jet with a bunch of smoke up behind it, it probably went out about 40 yards. When it stopped, you could see some people were out of it.

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