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

8 senses of nose

Sense 1
nose, olfactory organ -- (the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose")
       => chemoreceptor -- (a sensory receptor that responds to chemical stimuli)

Sense 2
nose -- (a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft); "the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry")
       => front -- (the side that is seen or that goes first)

Sense 3
nose -- (the front or forward projection of a tool or weapon; "he ducked under the nose of the gun")
       => front -- (the side that is seen or that goes first)

Sense 4
nose -- (a small distance; "my horse lost the race by a nose")
       => small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount -- (an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude)

Sense 5
nose -- (a symbol of inquisitiveness; "keep your nose out of it")
       => symbol -- (an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance)

Sense 6
nose -- (the sense of smell (especially in animals); "the hound has a good nose")
       => smell, sense of smell, olfaction, olfactory modality -- (the faculty that enables us to distinguish scents)

Sense 7
nose -- (a natural skill; "he has a nose for good deals")
       => skill, science -- (ability to produce solutions in some problem domain; "the skill of a well-trained boxer"; "the sweet science of pugilism")

Sense 8
nozzle, nose -- (a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged)
       => spout -- (an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain)

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

6 senses of nose

Sense 1
intrude, horn in, pry, nose, poke -- (search or inquire in a meddlesome way; "This guy is always nosing around the office")
       => search, look -- (search or seek; "We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest"; "Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!")
          Phrasal Verb-> nose out#1

Sense 2
nose -- (advance the forward part of with caution; "She nosed the car into the left lane")
       => advance, bring forward -- (cause to move forward; "Can you move the car seat forward?")

Sense 3
scent, nose, wind -- (catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs")
       => smell -- (inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense)

Sense 4
nose -- (push or move with the nose)
       => push, force -- (move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner")

Sense 5
nuzzle, nose -- (rub noses)
       => caress, fondle -- (touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner; "He caressed her face"; "They fondled in the back seat of the taxi")

Sense 6
nose -- (defeat by a narrow margin)
       => get the better of, overcome, defeat -- (win a victory over; "You must overcome all difficulties"; "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "He overcame his infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up")

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