Skin synonyms

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The similar outer layer of cells in invertebrates and plants
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(Botany) The outermost layer or layers of an ovule.
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The thin, membranous tissue that lines most of the internal and external surfaces of an animal's body. Epithelium is composed of one or more layers of densely packed cells. In vertebrates, it lines the outer layer of the skin (epidermis), the surface of most body cavities, and the lumen of fluid-filled organs, such as the gut or intestine.
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The sensitive connective tissue layer of the skin located below the epidermis, containing nerve endings, sweat and sebaceous glands, and blood and lymph vessels.
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A Jewish dish of roast or boiled seasoned meat and flour etc. in a casing
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The outer layer of the skin; epidermis
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The tough outer covering of the woody stems and roots of trees, shrubs, and other woody plants. It includes all tissues outside the vascular cambium.
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An animal skin or pelt, either raw or tanned
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(Anatomy) Of or pertaining to skin or integument.
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Something which covers; a covering or coating.
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The skin or outer layer of a fruit, vegetable etc. (usually uncountable)
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Tree bark
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The outer membranous or green envelope of some fruits or seeds, as that of a walnut or an ear of corn.
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The skin of a fur-bearing animal, esp. after it has been stripped from the carcass
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A thin membrane directly beneath the hide.
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(Uncountable, nautical) canvas painted with thick tar and secured round a mast or bowsprit to prevent water running down the sides into the hold (now made of rubber or leather)
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A hard protective covering of bone or chitin, especially one which covers the dorsal portion of an animal.
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Fur, or any other form of the coat of a mammal collectively
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Anything that covers
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The outer or the topmost boundary of an object.
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Parchment is paper made from the skin of an animal, or a documents written on this type of paper.
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A writing paper of very high quality.
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To cut or trim away (the rind, skin, covering, rough surface, etc.) of (anything); peel
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To rob; pillage
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To resell at a price higher than the established value:
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To shed an outer layer of skin.
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(Naut.) To cast a ship
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To shed a natural growth or covering, as hair
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The definition of excoriate is to chafe, abrade or wear off the skin.
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To peel or remove the bark, husk, or outer layer from something
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To cast off (a skin, shell, etc.); molt
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To empty (tubing) by applying pressure to the outside of (the tubing) and moving that pressure along (the tubing).
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(Intransitive) To be removed by stripping
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(Idiomatic) To achieve; to succeed at something difficult.
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To open the shell of (a bivalve):
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(Figuratively) To expose to view, reveal, uncover.
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(Anatomy, zoology) Of, relating to, existing on, or affecting the exterior skin; especially the cutis
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Of or pertaining to the cuticle
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Of or pertaining to the epidermis.
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Of or pertaining to the integument
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The dermis only; corium
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Alternative form of ecteron.
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(Anatomy) The deep sensitive and vascular layer of the skin and mucous membranes.
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(Botany) The outer, protective layer of the seed of a flowering plant
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A sheet or roll of a flexible cellulose material coated with an emulsion sensitive to light and used to capture an image for a photograph or film
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The main body of various other large vehicles, such as a tank, airship, or flying boat.
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A thin, pliable sheet or layer of natural or synthetic material:
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The act of one who pares something
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A peeled-off strip, as of apple skin
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A roll of parchment; a record kept on parchment.
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(Optics) A thin plastic membrane used as a beam splitter or protective cover.
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Pelts, or fur-bearing skins, collectively
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The thin plate of bone that covers the middle ear.
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Seed coat.
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To make or become callous
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(Intransitive) To form such hardened tissue
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(Obsolete) To propose hypothetical cases.
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(Sports) To position oneself closer to a certain area than is normal or expected:
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Present participle of coat.
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The solid, outermost layer of the Earth, lying above the mantle. &diamf3; The crust that includes continents is called continental crust and is about 35.4 to 70 km (22 to 43.4 mi) thick. It consists mostly of rocks, such as granites and granodiorites, that are rich in silica and aluminum, with minor amounts of iron, magnesium, calcium, sodium, and potassium. &diamf3; The crust that includes ocean floors is called oceanic crust and is about 4.8 to 9.7 km (3 to 6 mi) thick. It has a similar composition to that of continental crust, but has higher concentrations of iron, magnesium, and calcium and is denser than continental crust. The predominant type of rock in oceanic crust is basalt.
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To take away or hold back property, rights, etc. from by fraud; cheat
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To cover with a fleece or similar covering.
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To use furring in constructing (a floor, wall, etc.)
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To cut (hair) into different, usually overlapping lengths.
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To continue to charge an electric device beyond its electrical capacity
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Present participle of plank.
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To place (billiard balls, for example) in a rack.
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To clear or strip of scale or scales:
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To rub (a surface) with considerable pressure, as with an edged instrument or a hard object.
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To put something, such as a knife, into a sheath
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To remove the shell of; shuck:
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To obtain by fraudulent means:
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The soft substance of the body (of a person or animal) between the skin and the bones; esp., the muscular tissue
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Pulp is the soft part of a fruit, or another soft mass.
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The inland part of a country or region
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The middle part of the body; waist
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(Geology) The central portion of the earth below the mantle, beginning at a depth of about 2,900 kilometers (1,800 miles) and probably consisting of iron and nickel. It is made up of a liquid outer core and a solid inner core.
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A human; a person:
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To defend (a position or area):
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A thin plate, sheet, or layer.
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(Nautical) An exterior covering on the underwater part of a ship's hull that protects it against marine growths.
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To face the surface of
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To acknowledge and accept or deal with:
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To furnish with a siding.
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(Dialectal, informal) To strike with the hand.
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(Intransitive) To push, or try to push the eye (of a person) out of its socket.
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(Cricket) to hit the ball with the edge of the bat and produce a fine deflection
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To rip off is to cheat or steal from someone.
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(Ceramics) To hold a kiln at a particular temperature for a given period of time.
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To remove the skin of
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(Obsolete) To adorn or grace; to honour; to make becoming, appropriate, or honourable.
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Clamber is defined as to climb clumsily or with difficulty.
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Scramble means to climb, crawl, struggle or go after something of value.
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(UK, as "shin up") To climb a mast, tree, rope, or the like, by embracing it alternately with the arms and legs, without help of steps, spurs, or the like.
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To play shinny
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To move or progress with difficulty:
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To throw out anything, as little jets of steam, with a noise like that made by one sputtering.
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The outermost layer of skin; epidermis or cuticle
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(Slang) A dermatologist.
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(Anatomy) The external layer of the skin and mucous membranes; epithelium; ecderon.
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A bract in a sedge spikelet, usually subtending a floret.
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A unit of weight equal to 1,000 pounds (455 kilograms).
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Synonym Study

  • Bark applies to the hard covering of trees and woody plants
  • Peel is used of the skin or rind of fruit that has been removed, as by stripping potato peel, lemon peel
  • Rind applies to the thick, tough covering of certain fruits, as of a watermelon, or of cheeses, bacon, etc.
  • Pelt refers to the skin, esp. the untanned skin, of a fur-bearing animal, as of a mink, fox, sheep, etc.
  • Hide is used of the tough skins of certain large animals, as of a horse, cow, elephant, etc.
  • Skin is the general term for the outer covering of the animal body and for the covering, especially if thin and tight, of certain fruits and vegetables human skin, the skin of a peach
Find another word for skin. In this page you can discover 116 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for skin, like: epidermis, integument, epithelium, dermis, derma, cuticle, bark, hide, dermal, true skin and tegument.