Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun brain

5 senses of brain

Sense 1
brain, encephalon -- (that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord)
       => neural structure -- (a structure that is part of the nervous system)

Sense 2
brain, brainpower, learning ability, mental capacity, mentality, wit -- (mental ability; "he's got plenty of brains but no common sense")
       => intelligence -- (the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience)

Sense 3
mind, head, brain, psyche, nous -- (that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason; "his mind wandered"; "I couldn't get his words out of my head")
       => cognition, knowledge, noesis -- (the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning)

Sense 4
genius, mastermind, brain, brainiac, Einstein -- (someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality; "Mozart was a child genius"; "he's smart but he's no Einstein")
       => intellectual, intellect -- (a person who uses the mind creatively)

Sense 5
brain -- (the brain of certain animals used as meat)
       => variety meat, organs -- (edible viscera of a butchered animal)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb brain

2 senses of brain

Sense 1
brain -- (hit on the head)
       => hit -- (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face")

Sense 2
brain -- (kill by smashing someone's skull)
       => kill -- (cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly; "This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank"; "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays")

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