Muscle Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Muscle

The energy or motive force by which a physical system or machine is operated:
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Any of various elongated cells or threadlike structures, especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber.
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Such tissue of an animal, used as food:
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Influence; pull:
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The deltoid muscle, a triangular muscle on the human shoulder.
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A capacity for affecting the mind or behavior; efficacy:
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(Slang, informal) Short for gluteus maximus, the large muscles in the human buttocks.
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The definition of influence is the power that someone has over someone or something.
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(Anatomy) A sheet or band of tough, fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages at a joint or supporting an organ.
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(--- Informal) The of a person
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A medicine for diseases of the chest organs, especially the lungs.
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A flat narrow thigh muscle, the longest of the human anatomy, crossing the front of the thigh obliquely from the hip to the inner side of the tibia.
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(Figuratively) That which gives strength or in which strength consists; a supporting member or factor; mainstay; source of strength (often plural).
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The power to resist attack; impregnability
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(Anatomy) Any muscle that aids supination
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Any of the inelastic cords of tough, fibrous connective tissue in which muscle fibers end and by which muscles are attached to bones or other parts; sinew
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A structure of quantities arranged by zero or more indices, such as a scalar (zero indices), a vector (one index), or a matrix (two indices), which is invariant under transformations of coordinates.
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Muscles or sinews
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Either of the large muscles on each side of the upper back
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(Anatomy) Specifically, the triceps brachii.
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The definition of brawn means developed muscles, or physical strength.
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Strength or power of any degree
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A stud that acts as a support of a pivot in a watch or clock
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The ability or capacity to perform something.
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The quality of being powerful
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The high-jump component of the sport of show jumping.
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Oppressiveness; pressure:
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To move by being pushed
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To push or thrust, as along a surface
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The state of being brawny or having brawn.
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The property of being hefty.
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one of the contractile organs of the body
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(Slang) A bodyguard, esp. one hired to use coercive, physical methods; goon
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The semifluid, translucent substance that forms the living matter in all plant and animal cells. Composed of proteins, fats, and other substances suspended in water, it includes the cytoplasm and (in eukaryotes) the nucleus.
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The flesh of a slaughtered full-grown steer, bull, ox, or cow.
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(Informal) Display of the figure of a nude, or partly nude, muscular man, as in a magazine photograph
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A species of Bahama mahogany, Lysiloma sabicu and Lysiloma latisiliquum.
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Of or relating to kinesthesia.
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Designating or of stimuli produced in bodily tissues, as the muscles or tendons, and received there by the proprioceptors
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A muscle that effects or assists in pronation.
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animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
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(Informal) The upper arm, especially the collective muscles of the upper arm.
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A muscle that contracts a cavity or opening, or compresses an organ
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Antonyms for Muscle

The state or character of being powerless; absence or lack of power.
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(Countable) An inadequate quality; fault
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The quality or condition of being impotent
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Words Related to Muscle

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Something in addition; excess; surplus
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A sheet of tissue paper
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In real property, to pass upon or into; of litigation, to file or present to the court—for example, to enter an appearance into the record; of a contract, to enter into it means to sign or execute it.
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