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

9 senses of leg

Sense 1
leg -- (a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle)
       => limb -- (one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper)

Sense 2
leg -- (a structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion)
       => limb -- (one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper)

Sense 3
leg -- (one of the supports for a piece of furniture)
       => support -- (any device that bears the weight of another thing; "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf")

Sense 4
branch, leg, ramification -- (a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of the branches")
       => subfigure -- (a figure that is a part of another figure)

Sense 5
leg -- (the limb of an animal used for food)
       => cut, cut of meat -- (a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass)

Sense 6
peg, wooden leg, leg, pegleg -- (a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg)
       => prosthesis, prosthetic device -- (corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body)

Sense 7
leg -- (a cloth covering consisting of the part of a pair of trousers that covers a person's leg)
       => cloth covering -- (a covering made of cloth)

Sense 8
leg -- ((nautical) the distance traveled by a sailing vessel on a single tack)
       => distance, length -- (size of the gap between two places; "the distance from New York to Chicago"; "he determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points")

Sense 9
stage, leg -- (a section or portion of a journey or course; "then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise")
       => travel, traveling, travelling -- (the act of going from one place to another; "he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel")

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