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Another word for heart

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Noun
  1. The circulatory organ of the body

      1. A telegraphic instrument that receives news reports and prints them on paper tape.
      2. Any of various devices that receive and display similar information, such as stock market quotations, electronically.
      3. A watch.
    See also:

    body

  2. The seat of a person's innermost emotions and feelings

      1. A part of humans regarded as immaterial, immortal, separable from the body at death, capable of moral judgment, and susceptible to happiness or misery in a future state.
      2. This part of a human when disembodied after death.
      3. In Aristotelian philosophy, an animating or vital principle inherent in living things and endowing them in various degrees with the potential to grow and reproduce, to move and respond to stimuli (as in the case of animals), and to think rationally (as in the case of humans).
      1. Either of two milk-secreting, glandular organs on the chest of a woman; the female mammary gland.
      2. A corresponding rudimentary gland in a human male, especially when enlarged by exposure to estrogen or appearing to be enlarged by overlying body fat.
      3. The superior ventral surface of the human body, extending from the neck to the abdomen.
      1. The chest of a human:
      2. A woman's breast or breasts.
      3. The part of a garment covering the chest or breasts.
  3. The quality of mind enabling one to face danger or hardship resolutely

    See also:

    fear

  4. The most central and material part

      1. The main claim or most important aspect of a complaint against a defendant.
      1. That which has mass and occupies space; matter.
      2. A material of a particular kind or constitution.
      3. A drug, chemical, or other material (such as glue) that one is dependent on or uses habitually and that is often illegal or subject to government regulation:
      1. The material out of which something is made or formed; substance.
      2. The essential substance or elements; essence:
      3. Unspecified material:
      1. A force or principle believed to animate living beings.
      2. A force or principle believed to animate humans and often to endure after departing from the body of a person at death; the soul.
      3. The Holy Spirit.
      1. A part of humans regarded as immaterial, immortal, separable from the body at death, capable of moral judgment, and susceptible to happiness or misery in a future state.
      2. This part of a human when disembodied after death.
      3. In Aristotelian philosophy, an animating or vital principle inherent in living things and endowing them in various degrees with the potential to grow and reproduce, to move and respond to stimuli (as in the case of animals), and to think rationally (as in the case of humans).
      1. The usually underground portion of a plant that lacks buds, leaves, or nodes and serves as support, draws minerals and water from the surrounding soil, and sometimes stores food.
      2. Any of various other underground plant parts, especially an underground stem such as a rhizome, corm, or tuber.
      3. The embedded part of an organ or structure such as a hair, tooth, or nerve, that serves as a base or support.
      1. The pure, highly concentrated essence of a thing.
      2. The purest or most typical instance:
      3. In ancient and medieval philosophy, the fifth and highest essence after the four elements of earth, air, fire, and water, thought to be the substance of the heavenly bodies and latent in all things.
      1. The soft, spongy tissue in the center of the stems of most vascular plants, consisting mainly of parenchyma.
      2. The soft inner substance of a feather or hair.
      3. The spinal cord.
      1. A protuberance or knob.
      2. A small lump.
      3. The essence; the core:
      1. The edible flesh of animals, especially that of mammals as opposed to that of fish or poultry.
      2. The edible part, as of a piece of fruit or a nut.
      3. The essence, substance, or gist:
      1. Bone marrow.
      2. The spinal cord.
      3. The marrow squash.
      1. A grain or seed, as of a cereal grass, enclosed in a husk.
      2. The usually edible seed inside the hard covering of a nut or fruit stone.
      3. The central or most important part; the core:
      1. The central idea; the essence.
      2. The grounds for action in a suit.
      1. The intrinsic or indispensable quality or qualities that serve to characterize or identify something:
      2. The inherent, unchanging nature of a thing or class of things.
      3. The most important part or aspect of something:
      1. The central or innermost part:
      2. The hard or fibrous central part of certain fruits, such as the apple or pear, containing the seeds.
      3. The basic or most important part; the crucial element or essence:
    See also:

    be

  5. A place of concentrated activity, influence, or importance

      1. Something, such as a chair or bench, that may be sat on:
      2. The part on which one rests in sitting:
      3. A place in which one may sit:
      1. The center part of a wheel, fan, or propeller.
      2. A center of activity or interest; a focal point:
      1. The offices of a commander, as of a military unit, from which orders are issued.
      2. A center of operations or administration:
      1. The distinctness or clarity of an image rendered by an optical system.
      2. The state of maximum distinctness or clarity of such an image:
      3. An apparatus used to adjust the focal length of an optical system in order to make an image distinct or clear:
      1. A point or place that is equally distant from the sides or outer boundaries of something; the middle:
      2. A point equidistant from the vertices of a regular polygon.
      3. A point equidistant from all points on the circumference of a circle or on the surface of a sphere.
    See also:

    edge

  6. A point of origin from which ideas or influences, for example, originate

      1. The usually underground portion of a plant that lacks buds, leaves, or nodes and serves as support, draws minerals and water from the surrounding soil, and sometimes stores food.
      2. Any of various other underground plant parts, especially an underground stem such as a rhizome, corm, or tuber.
      3. The embedded part of an organ or structure such as a hair, tooth, or nerve, that serves as a base or support.
      1. Moving or functioning rapidly and energetically; speedy:
      2. Learning, thinking, or understanding with speed and dexterity; bright:
      3. Perceiving or responding with speed and sensitivity; keen:
      1. The center part of a wheel, fan, or propeller.
      2. A center of activity or interest; a focal point:
      1. The distinctness or clarity of an image rendered by an optical system.
      2. The state of maximum distinctness or clarity of such an image:
      3. An apparatus used to adjust the focal length of an optical system in order to make an image distinct or clear:
      1. The central or innermost part:
      2. The hard or fibrous central part of certain fruits, such as the apple or pear, containing the seeds.
      3. The basic or most important part; the crucial element or essence:
      1. A point or place that is equally distant from the sides or outer boundaries of something; the middle:
      2. A point equidistant from the vertices of a regular polygon.
      3. A point equidistant from all points on the circumference of a circle or on the surface of a sphere.
      1. The deepest or lowest part:
      2. The part closest to a reference point:
      3. The underside:
    See also:

    start

Another word for heart

Noun
  1. The pump in the circulatory system

    See also:

    organ

  2. Feeling

      1. The quality or condition of being sensitive:
      2. The capacity to respond to changes in the environment.
      3. The degree of response of a receiver or instrument to an incoming signal or to a change in the incoming signal, as in FM radio.
      1. A feeling of pity or sorrow for the distress of another; commiseration.
      2. An expression of such feeling:
      3. Mutual understanding or feeling between people:
      1. The act of responding.
      2. A reply or an answer.
      3. A reaction, as that of an organism or a mechanism, to a specific stimulus.
      1. Sympathy and sorrow aroused by the misfortune or suffering of another.
      2. A matter of regret:
      3. To feel pity for or on account of:
  3. The center

      1. The soft, spongy tissue in the center of the stems of most vascular plants, consisting mainly of parenchyma.
      2. The soft inner substance of a feather or hair.
      3. The spinal cord.
      1. Equally distant from extremes or limits; central:
      2. Being at neither one extreme nor the other, as of a sequence or scale; intermediate:
      3. Of or relating to a division of geologic time between an earlier and a later division:
      1. The central or innermost part:
      2. The hard or fibrous central part of certain fruits, such as the apple or pear, containing the seeds.
      3. The basic or most important part; the crucial element or essence:
    See also:

    center

  4. The most important portion

      1. The usually underground portion of a plant that lacks buds, leaves, or nodes and serves as support, draws minerals and water from the surrounding soil, and sometimes stores food.
      2. Any of various other underground plant parts, especially an underground stem such as a rhizome, corm, or tuber.
      3. The embedded part of an organ or structure such as a hair, tooth, or nerve, that serves as a base or support.
      1. The pure, highly concentrated essence of a thing.
      2. The purest or most typical instance:
      3. In ancient and medieval philosophy, the fifth and highest essence after the four elements of earth, air, fire, and water, thought to be the substance of the heavenly bodies and latent in all things.
      1. The central idea; the essence.
      2. The grounds for action in a suit.
      1. The central or innermost part:
      2. The hard or fibrous central part of certain fruits, such as the apple or pear, containing the seeds.
      3. The basic or most important part; the crucial element or essence:
  5. Courage

      1. A force or principle believed to animate living beings.
      2. A force or principle believed to animate humans and often to endure after departing from the body of a person at death; the soul.
      3. The Holy Spirit.
      1. Nobility of spirit or action; courage.
      2. Chivalrous attention toward women; courtliness:
      3. The act or an instance of gallant speech or behavior.
      1. Strength of mind that allows one to endure pain or adversity with courage.
  6. The breast

      1. A part of humans regarded as immaterial, immortal, separable from the body at death, capable of moral judgment, and susceptible to happiness or misery in a future state.
      2. This part of a human when disembodied after death.
      3. In Aristotelian philosophy, an animating or vital principle inherent in living things and endowing them in various degrees with the potential to grow and reproduce, to move and respond to stimuli (as in the case of animals), and to think rationally (as in the case of humans).
      1. Bone marrow.
      2. The spinal cord.
      3. The marrow squash.
      1. The chest of a human:
      2. A woman's breast or breasts.
      3. The part of a garment covering the chest or breasts.
    See also:

    breast

Idioms:

    after-one-s-own-heart

  1. break one's heart

  2. do one's heart good

  3. from-the-bottom-of-one-s-heart

  4. have one's heart in one's mouth

  5. have-one-s-heart-in-the-right-place

  6. in one's heart of hearts

  7. lose one's heart to

  8. near one's heart

  9. set one's heart at rest

  10. set-one-s-heart-on

  11. take-to-heart

  12. To consider seriously

  13. to-one-s-heart-s-content

  14. To concern oneself with

  15. wear-one-s-heart-on-one-s-sleeve

  16. with all one's heart