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Another word for heel

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Verb
  1. To follow closely or persistently

      1. To allow to drag or stream behind, as along the ground:
      2. To drag (the body, for example) wearily or heavily.
      3. To follow the traces or scent of, as in hunting; track.
      1. A strip of leather, paper, metal, or plastic attached to something or hung from a wearer's neck to identify, classify, or label:
      2. The plastic or metal tip at the end of a shoelace.
      3. The contrastingly colored tip of an animal's tail.
      1. A domesticated carnivorous mammal (Canis familiaris syn. Canis lupus subsp. familiaris) occurring as a wide variety of breeds, many of which are traditionally used for hunting, herding, drawing sleds, and other tasks, and are kept as pets.
      2. Any of various carnivorous mammals of the family Canidae, such as the dingo.
      3. A male animal of the family Canidae, especially of a fox or a domesticated breed.
    See also:

    precede

  2. To depart or cause to depart from true vertical or horizontal

      1. The end of a pointed or projecting object.
      2. A piece or an attachment, such as a cap or ferrule, meant to be fitted to the end of something else:
      3. To furnish with a tip.
      1. To cause to slope, as by raising one end; incline:
      2. To cause to be advantageous to one party rather than another:
      3. To aim or thrust (a lance) in a joust.
      1. To diverge from the vertical or horizontal; incline:
      2. To move or walk:
      3. To cause to slope:
      1. To give a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal to; make diagonal; cause to slope:
      2. To present so as to conform to a particular bias or appeal to a certain audience:
      3. To have or go in a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal; slope.
      1. A long-handled implement with a row of projecting teeth at its head, used especially to gather leaves or to loosen or smooth earth.
      2. A device that resembles such an implement.
      3. To gather or move with or as if with a rake:
      1. A series of names, words, or other items written, printed, or imagined one after the other:
      2. A considerable number; a long series:
      3. To make a list of; itemize:
      1. To bend or slant away from the vertical.
      2. To incline the weight of the body so as to be supported:
      3. To rely for assistance or support:
      1. To cause (someone) to have a certain tendency: dispose:
      2. To dispose (someone) to have a certain preference or opinion or to take a course of action:
      3. To cause to lean, slant, or slope:
      1. Angular deviation from a vertical or horizontal plane or surface; an inclination or slope.
      2. A slanted or oblique surface.
      3. A thrust or motion that tilts something.
    See also:

    straight

Noun
  1. Deviation from a particular direction

      1. The end of a pointed or projecting object.
      2. A piece or an attachment, such as a cap or ferrule, meant to be fitted to the end of something else:
      3. To furnish with a tip.
      1. To cause to slope, as by raising one end; incline:
      2. To cause to be advantageous to one party rather than another:
      3. To aim or thrust (a lance) in a joust.
      1. To diverge from the vertical or horizontal; incline:
      2. To move or walk:
      3. To cause to slope:
      1. To give a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal to; make diagonal; cause to slope:
      2. To present so as to conform to a particular bias or appeal to a certain audience:
      3. To have or go in a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal; slope.
      1. A long-handled implement with a row of projecting teeth at its head, used especially to gather leaves or to loosen or smooth earth.
      2. A device that resembles such an implement.
      3. To gather or move with or as if with a rake:
      1. A series of names, words, or other items written, printed, or imagined one after the other:
      2. A considerable number; a long series:
      3. To make a list of; itemize:
      1. To bend or slant away from the vertical.
      2. To incline the weight of the body so as to be supported:
      3. To rely for assistance or support:
      1. To cause (someone) to have a certain tendency: dispose:
      2. To dispose (someone) to have a certain preference or opinion or to take a course of action:
      3. To cause to lean, slant, or slope:
      1. The act of inclining or the state of being inclined; a bend or tilt:
      2. A deviation or the degree of deviation from the horizontal or vertical; a slant:
      3. The angle between two lines or planes:
      1. A rate of inclination; a slope.
      2. An ascending or descending part; an incline.
      3. The rate at which a physical quantity, such as temperature or pressure, changes in response to changes in a given variable, especially distance.
      1. A stage or degree in a process.
      2. A position in a scale of size, quality, or intensity:
      3. An accepted level or standard.
      1. Angular deviation from a vertical or horizontal plane or surface; an inclination or slope.
      2. A slanted or oblique surface.
      3. A thrust or motion that tilts something.

Another word for heel

Noun
  1. Hind part of the foot

      1. The large tendon connecting the heel bone to the calf muscle of the leg.
      1. A short spike or spiked wheel that attaches to the heel of a rider's boot and is used to urge a horse forward.
      2. An incentive:
      3. A spinelike process on the leg of some birds.
      1. The tarsal joint of the hind leg of certain quadrupeds, such as horses and dogs, corresponding to the human ankle but bending in the opposite direction.
      2. A joint in the leg of a domestic fowl similar to the hock of a quadruped.
      3. A small cut of meat, especially ham, from the front or hind leg directly above the foot.
    See also:

    foot

  2. An object resembling a heel

  3. *A worthless individual

      1. One that swindles or plays tricks.
      2. A mischievous or roguish figure in myth or folklore, often an animal, who typically makes up for physical weakness with cunning and subversive humor.
      1. any of several bushy-tailed carnivores (family Mustelidae) of the New World, about the size of a house cat: it has glossy black fur, usually with white stripes or spots down the back, and ejects a foul-smelling, musky liquid when disturbed or frightened
      2. its fur
      3. a despicable, offensive person
      1. A rogue; a rascal.
      2. A mischievous youngster.
    See also:

    rascal

Verb
  1. See also:

    obey

Idioms:

    down at the heel(s)

  1. kick-up-one-s-heels

  2. out at the heel(s)

  3. show one's heels

  4. take-to-one-s-heels

    • turn-on-one-s-heel