English adjective: brute
|1.||brute resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility|
A bestial nature.
A dull and brutish man.
Bestial treatment of prisoners.
|Synonyms||beastly, bestial, brutal, brutish|
English noun: brute
|1.||brute (person) a cruelly rapacious person|
|Synonyms||beast, savage, wildcat, wolf|
|Broader (hypernym)||aggressor, assailant, assaulter, attacker|
|2.||brute a living organism characterized by voluntary movement|
|Synonyms||animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna|
|Broader (hypernym)||being, organism|
|Narrower (hyponym)||acrodont, adult, biped, captive, chordate, conceptus, creepy-crawly, critter, darter, domestic animal, domesticated animal, ectotherm, embryo, feeder, female, fertilized egg, fictional animal, game, giant, herbivore, hexapod, homeotherm, homoiotherm, homotherm, insectivore, invertebrate, larva, male, marine animal, marine creature, mate, metazoan, migrator, molter, moulter, mutant, offspring, omnivore, peeper, pest, pet, pleurodont, poikilotherm, predator, predatory animal, prey, pureblood, purebred, quarry, racer, range animal, scavenger, sea animal, sea creature, stayer, stunt, survivor, thoroughbred, varment, varmint, work animal, young, zooplankton|
|Part holonym||caput, face, head|
|Member meronym||animal kingdom, Animalia, kingdom Animalia|
|Substance holonym||animal tissue|
|Domain category members||actinomycete, adult, all-devouring, big, body, bone, bone-covered, crested, crop, debone, diet, domesticate, domesticate, domesticise, domesticize, drench, epizootic, flesh-eating, free-swimming, full-grown, fully grown, graze, gregarious, grown, grownup, half-blooded, half-bred, half-breed, hispid, humaneness, insectivorous, meat-eating, micro-organism, microorganism, nose, organic structure, pasture, physical structure, phytophagic, phytophagous, phytophilous, plant-eating, reclaim, registered, ritual killing, sacrifice, schistosome dermatitis, side, sitter, social, stander, swimmer's itch, tame, tame, topknotted, tracking, trailing, transmitter, trap, tufted, unattached, unregistered, vector, wart, zoophagous|