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Definition 1: a living organism characterized by voluntary movement - [noun denoting tops]

Synonyms for brute in the sense of this definition

(brute is a kind of ...) a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently

(... is a kind of brute ) any animal of the phylum Chordata having a notochord or spinal column

(... is a kind of brute ) an animal organism in the early stages of growth and differentiation that in higher forms merge into fetal stages but in lower forms terminate in commencement of larval life

(... is a kind of brute ) animal constituent of plankton; mainly small crustaceans and fish larvae

(... is a kind of brute ) an animal having teeth fused with the inner surface of the alveolar ridge without sockets

(... is a kind of brute ) an animal having teeth consolidated with the summit of the alveolar ridge without sockets

(... is a kind of brute ) any organism that feeds mainly on insects

(... is a kind of brute ) any animal that feeds chiefly on grass and other plants

"horses are herbivores" "the sauropod dinosaurs were apparently herbivores"

(... is a kind of brute ) an animal that has undergone mutation

(... is a kind of brute ) an animal that survives in spite of adversity

"only the fittest animals were survivors of the cold winters"

(... is a kind of brute ) any creature of exceptional size

(... is a kind of brute ) a pedigreed animal of unmixed lineage; used especially of horses

(... is a kind of brute ) any animal lacking a backbone or notochord; the term is not used as a scientific classification

(... is a kind of brute ) any animal of the subkingdom Metazoa; all animals except protozoans and sponges

(... is a kind of brute ) the partner of an animal (especially a sexual partner)

"he loved the mare and all her mates" "camels hate leaving their mates"

(... is a kind of brute ) an animal that is confined

(... is a kind of brute ) animals that exist only in fiction (usually in children's stories)

(... is a kind of brute ) an animal that races

(... is a kind of brute ) the immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose

(... is a kind of brute ) an animal with two feet

(... is a kind of brute ) an animal having six feet

(... is a kind of brute ) animal hunted for food or sport

(... is a kind of brute ) animal hunted or caught for food

(... is a kind of brute ) any animal that lives by preying on other animals

(... is a kind of brute ) an animal that feeds on both animal and vegetable substances

(... is a kind of brute ) any immature animal

(... is a kind of brute ) any unwanted and destructive insect or other animal that attacks food or crops or livestock etc.

"he sprayed the garden to get rid of pests" "many pests have developed resistance to the common pesticides"

(... is a kind of brute ) an animal trained for and used for heavy labor

(... is a kind of brute ) any animal that feeds on refuse and other decaying organic matter

(... is a kind of brute ) any usually predatory wild animal considered undesirable; e.g., coyote

(... is a kind of brute ) any animal that lives and grazes in the grassy open land of western North America (especially horses, cattle, sheep)

(... is a kind of brute ) an animal whose body temperature varies with the temperature of its surroundings; any animal except birds and mammals

(... is a kind of brute ) an animal that has a body temperature that is relatively constant and independent of the environmental temperature

(... is a kind of brute ) an animal that makes short high-pitched sounds

(... is a kind of brute ) a person or other animal that moves abruptly and rapidly

"squirrels are darters"

(... is a kind of brute ) an animal that creeps or crawls (such as worms or spiders or insects)

(... is a kind of brute ) a regional term for `creature' (especially for domestic animals)

(... is a kind of brute ) any of various animals that have been tamed and made fit for a human environment

(... is a kind of brute ) an animal that feeds on a particular source of food

"a bark feeder" "a mud feeder"

(... is a kind of brute ) any mature animal

(... is a kind of brute ) an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)

(... is a kind of brute ) an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)

(... is a kind of brute ) any of numerous animals inhabiting the sea including e.g. fishes and molluscs and many mammals

(... is a kind of brute ) a creature (especially a whale) that has been prevented from attaining full growth

(... is a kind of brute ) a person or other animal having powers of endurance or perseverance

"the horse that won the race is a good stayer"

(... is a kind of brute ) a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement

(... is a kind of brute ) an animal (especially birds and arthropods and reptiles) that periodically shed their outer layer (feathers or cuticle or skin or hair)

(... is a kind of brute ) an animal (especially birds and fish) that travels between different habitats at particular times of the year

(brute is a part of ...) the part of an animal corresponding to the human face

(brute is a part of ...) the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains

"he stuck his head out the window"

(... is a member of brute) taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals

(brute is made of the substance ...) the tissue in the bodies of animals

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) (of animals) feeding on plants

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) (of animals) carnivorous

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) (of animals or plants) having stiff coarse hairs or bristles

"plants with hispid stems"

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) (of animals) able to swim about; not attached

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) (of animals) armored with bone

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) let feed in a field or pasture or meadow

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) (of a bird or animal) having a usually ornamental tuft or process on the head; often used in combination

"golden crested" "crested iris" "crested oriole" "tufted duck" "tufted loosestrife"

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) (of animals) both plant-eating and flesh-eating

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) (of animals and plants) feeding on insects

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) (of animals) epidemic among animals of a single kind within a particular region

"an epizootic disease"

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) (of animals) fully developed

"an adult animal" "a grown woman"

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) (of animals) having only one purebred parent

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) (of animals) officially recorded with or certified by a recognized breed association; especially in a stud book

"a registered Percheron"

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) (of animals) not recorded with or certified by an official breed association

"unregistered dairy cattle"

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) tending to move or live together in groups or colonies of the same kind

"ants are social insects"

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) (of animals) tending to form a group with others of the same species

"gregarious bird species"

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) force to drink

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable

"He tames lions for the circus" "reclaim falcons"

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans

"The horse was domesticated a long time ago" "The wolf was tamed and evolved into the house dog"

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) any bacteria (some of which are pathogenic for humans and animals) belonging to the order Actinomycetales

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) the quality of compassion or consideration for others (people or animals)

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) the entire physical structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)

"he felt as if his whole body were on fire"

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) either the left or right half of a body

"he had a pain in his side"

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) the sense of smell (especially in animals)

"the hound has a good nose"

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) the usual food and drink consumed by an organism (person or animal)

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) any agent (person or animal or microorganism) that carries and transmits a disease

"mosquitos are vectors of malaria and yellow fever" "fleas are vectors of the plague" "aphids are transmitters of plant diseases" "when medical scientists talk about vectors they are usually talking about insects"

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) the pursuit (of a person or animal) by following tracks or marks they left behind

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) the act of killing (an animal or person) in order to propitiate a deity

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) an organism (person or animal) that sits

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) an organism (person or animal) that stands

"a crowd of sitters and standers"

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) any small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) a sensitization reaction to repeated invasion of the skin by cercariae of schistosomes

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) remove the bones from

"bone the turkey before roasting it"

(brute is the domain which ... is member of) any organism of microscopic size

Definition 2: a cruelly rapacious person - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for brute in the sense of this definition

(brute is a kind of ...) someone who attacks

Definition 3: resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • beastly desires
  • a bestial nature
  • brute force
  • a dull and brutish man
  • bestial treatment of prisoners

Synonyms for brute in the sense of this definition

(brute is similar to ...) lacking and reflecting lack of pity or compassion

"humans are innately inhumane; this explains much of the misery and suffering in the world" "biological weapons are considered too inhumane to be used"

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