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Definition 1: the part of an animal's body that corresponds to a person's chest - [noun denoting animal]

(breast is a kind of ...) any body part visible externally

Definition 2: either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for breast in the sense of this definition

(breast is a kind of ...) milk-secreting organ of female mammals

(breast is a part of ...) ducts of the mammary gland that carry milk to the nipple

(breast is a part of ...) small circular area such as that around the human nipple or an inflamed area around a pimple or insect bite

(... is part of breast) the body of an adult woman

Definition 3: the front of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen - [noun denoting body]

Samples where breast or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he beat his breast in anger

Synonyms for breast in the sense of this definition

(breast is a kind of ...) any body part visible externally

(... is a kind of breast ) a person's breast or chest

(... is part of breast) the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates

Definition 4: meat carved from the breast of a fowl - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for breast in the sense of this definition

(breast is a kind of ...) an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal

"the helpings were all small" "his portion was larger than hers" "there's enough for two servings each"

(... is part of breast) the flesh of a chicken used for food

(... is part of breast) flesh of large domesticated fowl usually roasted

Definition 5: confront bodily - [verb of competition]

Samples where breast or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • breast the storm

Synonyms for breast in the sense of this definition

(breast is a kind of ...) oppose, as in hostility or a competition

"You must confront your opponent" "Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring" "The two enemies finally confronted each other"

Definition 6: reach the summit (of a mountain) - [verb of motion]

Samples where breast or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They breasted the mountain
  • Many mountaineers go up Mt. Everest but not all summit

Synonyms for breast in the sense of this definition

(breast is a kind of ...) reach a destination, either real or abstract

"We hit Detroit by noon" "The water reached the doorstep" "We barely made it to the finish line" "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"

Definition 7: meet at breast level - [verb of stative]

Samples where breast or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The runner breasted the tape

(breast is a kind of ...) be adjacent or come together

"The lines converge at this point"

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