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Synonyms for shoulder
ˈʃoʊl dərshoul·der

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  1. shouldernoun

    the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm

    Synonyms:
    articulatio humeri, berm, shoulder joint

  2. shouldernoun

    a cut of meat including the upper joint of the foreleg

    Synonyms:
    articulatio humeri, berm, shoulder joint

  3. shoulder, shoulder joint, articulatio humerinoun

    a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula

    Synonyms:
    articulatio humeri, berm, shoulder joint

  4. shouldernoun

    the part of a garment that covers or fits over the shoulder

    "an ornamental gold braid on the shoulder of his uniform"

    Synonyms:
    articulatio humeri, berm, shoulder joint

  5. shoulder, bermverb

    a narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road

    "the car pulled off onto the shoulder"

    Synonyms:
    articulatio humeri, berm, shoulder joint

  6. shoulderverb

    lift onto one's shoulders

  7. shoulderverb

    push with the shoulders

    "He shouldered his way into the crowd"

  8. shoulderverb

    carry a burden, either real or metaphoric

    "shoulder the burden"

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. shouldernoun

    Synonyms:
    projection, protuberance

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  1. shouldernoun

    Associated words:
    epaulet, shrug, espauliere, scapular, scapulary, baldric, infrascapular, omagra

  2. shoulderverb

    Synonyms:
    jostle, push, assume, bear

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "shoulder":

    assume, shoulders, bear, elbow, take, side

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How to use shoulder in a sentence?

  1. Sir Winston Churchill:

    To each there comes in their lifetime a special moment when they are figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered the chance to do a very special thing, unique to them and fitted to their talents. What a tragedy if that moment finds them unprepared or unqualified for that which could have been their finest hour.

  2. Karl L. Schultz:

    You as members of the armed forces should not be expected to shoulder this burden.

  3. Craig Wrolstad:

    If you've got a shoulder into him and then landed on him with most of his body weight off him or released him when he went down, then he would have been OK, but in my judgement, I ruled that he landed on him with most or all of his body weight there.

  4. Edward Fine:

    The woman who gave me the wet paper towel as we descended the stairs and which I later used to breathe through; the firefighters who were ascending the stairs as we were descending; the Catholic priest who put his hand on my shoulder and prayed for us as we lay on the street being covered by dust and debris, then there was the bus driver who took us uptown… those people all come to my mind.

  5. Anthony Fauci:

    We are already in a Delta surge. I mean, the cases are going up, and then you have, looking over your shoulder, the Omicron variant, which we know from what's going on in South Africa and in the UK, is a highly transmissible virus.


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