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Synonyms for vein

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vein, vena, venous blood vesselnoun

    a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart

    "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"

    vena, venous blood vessel, nervure, mineral vein

  2. veinnoun

    a distinctive style or manner

    "he continued in this vein for several minutes"

    vena, venous blood vessel, nervure, mineral vein

  3. vein, nervurenoun

    any of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ

    vena, venous blood vessel, nervure, mineral vein

  4. vein, mineral veinnoun

    a layer of ore between layers of rock

    vena, venous blood vessel, nervure, mineral vein

  5. vein, nervureverb

    one of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insect

    vena, venous blood vessel, nervure, mineral vein

  6. veinverb

    make a veinlike pattern

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. veinnoun


  2. veinnoun

    rib (of a leaf), nerve

  3. veinnoun

    seam (in a mine), lode

  4. veinnoun

    stripe, streak

  5. veinnoun

    bent, humor, disposition, mood

  6. veinnoun

    talent, faculty, genius, quality, strain, turn of mind, peculiar temper

  7. veinverb

    stripe, streak

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. veinnoun

    Associated words:
    venous, blood vessel

  2. veinnoun

    seam, lode

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "vein":

    venous, vena, spirit, token, sense, context, seam, regard, line, luck, connection, mind

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How to use vein in a sentence?

  1. Jonathan Swift:

    It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of.

  2. Chris Cooper:

    Clearly [Hines]wants to capitalize on the vein that Cawthorn has created and to argue that the Republican Party can be the party of young people, the difference, of course, is that Madison Cawthorn ran in open seat election. ...Hines is running against an entrenched incumbent.

  3. Savita Ginde:

    Putting it under the research gives us a little bit of a, a little sort of overhang over the whole thing, yeah, and in public I think it makes a lot more sense for it to be in the research vein than I ’d say the business vein.

  4. Thomas Schinecker:

    If you take blood from a finger prick, you will never be able to achieve the same level of specificity that you will achieve ... when you take blood from the vein, you have to have very, very high specificity. Even 0.1% or 0.2% makes a difference.

  5. United Nations:

    Any side that would want to push the country in either direction would be inviting a protracted conflict in the vein of an Iraq-Libya-Syria combined scenario.

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