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

6 senses of heel

Sense 1
heel -- (the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation)
       => bottom, underside, undersurface -- (the lower side of anything)

Sense 2
heel -- (the back part of the human foot)
       => skeletal structure -- (any structure created by the skeleton of an organism)

Sense 3
cad, bounder, blackguard, dog, hound, heel -- (someone who is morally reprehensible; "you dirty dog")
       => villain, scoundrel -- (a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately)

Sense 4
heel -- (one of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread)
       => end, terminal -- (either extremity of something that has length; "the end of the pier"; "she knotted the end of the thread"; "they rode to the end of the line"; "the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix")

Sense 5
heel -- (the lower end of a ship's mast)
       => end, terminal -- (either extremity of something that has length; "the end of the pier"; "she knotted the end of the thread"; "they rode to the end of the line"; "the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix")

Sense 6
heel -- ((golf) the part of the clubhead where it joins the shaft)
       => part, portion -- (something less than the whole of a human artifact; "the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together")

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

5 senses of heel

Sense 1
list, heel -- (tilt to one side; "The balloon heeled over"; "the wind made the vessel heel"; "The ship listed to starboard")
       => lean, tilt, tip, slant, angle -- (to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister")

Sense 2
heel -- (follow at the heels of a person)
       => follow, travel along -- (travel along a certain course; "follow the road"; "follow the trail")

Sense 3
heel -- (perform with the heels; "heel that dance")
       => dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe -- (move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance; "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio")

Sense 4
heel -- (strike with the heel of the club; "heel a golf ball")
       => hit -- (cause to move by striking; "hit a ball")

Sense 5
heel, reheel -- (put a new heel on; "heel shoes")
       => repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on -- (restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please")

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