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

3 senses of finger

Sense 1
finger -- (any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb); "her fingers were long and thin")
       => digit, dactyl -- (a finger or toe in human beings or corresponding body part in other vertebrates)
       => extremity -- (that part of a limb that is farthest from the torso)

Sense 2
finger, fingerbreadth, finger's breadth, digit -- (the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure)
       => linear unit, linear measure -- (a unit of measurement of length)

Sense 3
finger -- (one of the parts of a glove that provides covering for a finger or thumb)
       => covering -- (an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it))

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

4 senses of finger

Sense 1
finger, thumb -- (feel or handle with the fingers; "finger the binding of the book")
       => touch -- (make physical contact with, come in contact with; "Touch the stone for good luck"; "She never touched her husband")

Sense 2
feel, finger -- (examine by touch; "Feel this soft cloth!"; "The customer fingered the sweater")

Sense 3
finger -- (search for on the computer; "I fingered my boss and found that he is not logged on in the afternoons")
       => search, seek, look for -- (try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of; "The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county")

Sense 4
finger -- (indicate the fingering for the playing of musical scores for keyboard instruments)
       => indicate, point, designate, show -- (indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively; "I showed the customer the glove section"; "He pointed to the empty parking space"; "he indicated his opponents")

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