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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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  1. Bruce Cain:

    He's pretty much articulating views that are on the right of the (Republican) Party, if he thinks that's the majority view, all the data indicates otherwise.... He sees his numbers surging. He thinks that he's tapped into a vein that hasn't previously been tapped. But we've seen that before. And frankly, I think it's fool's gold.

  2. Saudi Arabia:

    You cannot be blind to the tensions in the global oil markets ... these are not new developments and we have dealt with it in the past with a firm will and wisdom ... and we will deal with the new developments in the same vein.

  3. Savita Ginde:

    In public I think it makes a lot more sense for it to be in the research vein than, I’d say, a business venture.

  4. 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.

  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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