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English noun: neck

1. neck (body) the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body


SamplesHe admired her long graceful neck.
The horse won by a neck.


Synonymscervix


Broader (hypernym)external body part


Narrower (hyponym)bull neck


Part holonymareteria cervicalis, arteria carotis, carotid artery, cervical artery, cervical vertebra, dewlap, jugular, jugular vein, musculus sternocleidomastoideus, nape, neck bone, nucha, pharynx, scruff, sternocleido mastoideus, sternocleidomastoid, sternocleidomastoid muscle, throat, thymus, thymus gland, trachea, vena jugularis, windpipe


Part meronymbody, organic structure, physical structure

2. neck (object) a narrow elongated projecting strip of land


Broader (hypernym)dry land, earth, ground, land, solid ground, terra firma

3. neck (food) a cut of meat from the neck of an animal


Broader (hypernym)cut, cut of meat


Part holonymscrag, scrag, scrag end

4. neck (artifact) a narrow part of an artifact that resembles a neck in position or form


SamplesThe banjo had a long neck.
The bottle had a wide neck.


Broader (hypernym)part, portion

5. neck (artifact) an opening in a garment for the neck of the wearer; a part of the garment near the wearer's neck


Synonymsneck opening


Broader (hypernym)opening


Narrower (hyponym)neckline, V neck


Part holonymcollar, neckband


Part meronymgarment


English verb: neck

1. neck (contact) kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion


SamplesThe couple were necking in the back seat of the car.


Synonymsmake out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)pet


Narrower (hyponym)smooch, spoon


Verb groupbang, be intimate, bed, bonk, do it, eff, fuck, get it on, get laid, have a go at it, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, have sex, hump, jazz, know, lie with, love, make love, make out, roll in the hay, screw, sleep together, sleep with









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