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Definition 1: the opening of a jar or bottle - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • the jar had a wide mouth

(mouth is a kind of ...) a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made

"they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door"

(... is part of mouth) a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped

(... is part of mouth) a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles

Definition 2: the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening - [noun denoting body]

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

  • she wiped lipstick from her mouth

(mouth is a kind of ...) an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity

"the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart"

(... is a kind of mouth ) mouth of a protozoan

(... is a kind of mouth ) horny projecting mouth of a bird

(... is a kind of mouth ) beaklike mouth of animals other than birds (e.g., turtles)

(mouth is a part of ...) the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge

"he stuffed his mouth with candy"

(mouth is a part of ...) either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking

(mouth is a part of ...) an artery originating from the external carotid artery and supplying the under side of the tongue

(mouth is a part of ...) a vein that receives blood from the tongue and the floor of the mouth and empties into the internal jugular or the facial vein

(... is part of mouth) the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear

"he washed his face" "I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news"

Definition 3: the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge - [noun denoting body]

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

  • he stuffed his mouth with candy

Synonyms for mouth in the sense of this definition

(mouth is a kind of ...) a narrow elongated opening or fissure between two symmetrical parts

(... is a kind of mouth ) informal terms for the mouth

(mouth is a part of ...) the kind and number and arrangement of teeth (collectively) in a person or animal

(mouth is a part of ...) a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity

(mouth is a part of ...) the cavity between the jaws and the cheeks

(mouth is a part of ...) the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth

(mouth is a part of ...) the upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities

(mouth is a part of ...) any of three pairs of glands in the mouth and digestive system that secrete saliva for digestion

(... is part of mouth) the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening

"she wiped lipstick from her mouth"

Definition 4: an impudent or insolent rejoinder - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • don't give me any of your sass

Synonyms for mouth in the sense of this definition

(mouth is a kind of ...) a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)

"it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher"

Definition 5: the point where a stream issues into a larger body of water - [noun denoting object]

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

  • New York is at the mouth of the Hudson

(mouth is a kind of ...) (geology) the geological features of the earth

Definition 6: an opening that resembles a mouth (as of a cave or a gorge) - [noun denoting object]

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

  • he rode into the mouth of the canyon
  • they built a fire at the mouth of the cave

(mouth is a kind of ...) an open or empty space in or between things

"there was a small opening between the trees" "the explosion made a gap in the wall"

Definition 7: a person conceived as a consumer of food - [noun denoting person]

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

  • he has four mouths to feed

(mouth is a kind of ...) someone who consumes food for nourishment

Definition 8: a spokesperson (as a lawyer) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for mouth in the sense of this definition

(mouth is a kind of ...) an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose

"the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government"

(mouth is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 9: express in speech - [verb of communication]

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

  • She talks a lot of nonsense
  • This depressed patient does not verbalize

Synonyms for mouth in the sense of this definition

(mouth is a kind of ...) transmit thoughts or feelings

"He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist"

(... is a kind of mouth ) produce tones with the voice

"She was singing while she was cooking" "My brother sings very well"

(... is a kind of mouth ) talk in a tearful manner

(... is a kind of mouth ) talk freely and without inhibition

(... is a kind of mouth ) talk incessantly and tiresomely

(... is a kind of mouth ) make noise as if chattering away

"The magpies were chattering in the trees"

(... is a kind of mouth ) speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly

(... is a kind of mouth ) speak or write in generalities

(... is a kind of mouth ) deliver (a speech, oration, or idea)

"The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students"

(... is a kind of mouth ) vary the pitch of one's speech

(... is a kind of mouth ) speak softly or indistinctly

"She murmured softly to the baby in her arms"

(... is a kind of mouth ) talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice

(... is a kind of mouth ) utter indistinctly

(... is a kind of mouth ) utter or make a noise, as when swallowing too quickly

"He gulped for help after choking on a big piece of meat"

(... is a kind of mouth ) utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically

"The students chanted the same slogan over and over again"

(... is a kind of mouth ) utter meaningless sounds, like a baby, or utter in an incoherent way

"The old man is only babbling--don't pay attention"

(... is a kind of mouth ) talk or utter in a cackling manner

"The women cackled when they saw the movie star step out of the limousine"

(... is a kind of mouth ) express or utter with a hiss

(... is a kind of mouth ) talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner

(... is a kind of mouth ) utter in deep prolonged tones

(... is a kind of mouth ) speak in an unfriendly tone

"She barked into the dictaphone"

(... is a kind of mouth ) utter impulsively

"He blurted out the secret" "He blundered his stupid ideas"

(... is a kind of mouth ) utter in a grating voice

(... is a kind of mouth ) speak louder; raise one's voice

"The audience asked the lecturer to please speak up"

(... is a kind of mouth ) speak in a hesitant and high-pitched tone of voice

(... is a kind of mouth ) speak softly; in a low voice

(... is a kind of mouth ) utter in a loud voice; talk in a loud voice (usually denoting characteristic manner of speaking)

"My grandmother is hard of hearing--you'll have to shout"

(... is a kind of mouth ) speak spontaneously and without restraint

"She always shoots her mouth off and says things she later regrets"

(... is a kind of mouth ) begin to speak or say

"`Now listen, friends', he began"

(... is a kind of mouth ) speak or recite rapidly or in a rolling voice

(... is a kind of mouth ) utter speech sounds

(... is a kind of mouth ) utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone

"The sales clerk snapped a reply at the angry customer" "The guard snarled at us"

(... is a kind of mouth ) utter with enthusiasm

(... is a kind of mouth ) speak unintelligibly in or as if in religious ecstasy

"The parishioners spoke in tongues"

(... is a kind of mouth ) speak haltingly

"The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room"

(... is a kind of mouth ) talk in a monotonous voice

(... is a kind of mouth ) utter while crying

(... is a kind of mouth ) discuss or mention

"They spoke of many things"

(... is a kind of mouth ) utter with a puff of air

"whiff out a prayer"

(mouth has a similar meaning as ...) be verbose

"This lawyer verbalizes and is rather tedious"

(... is a kind of mouth ) utter indistinctly

"She swallowed the last words of her speech"

(... is a kind of mouth ) look at, interpret, and say out loud something that is written or printed

"The King will read the proclamation at noon"

Definition 10: articulate silently; form words with the lips only - [verb of communication]

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

  • She mouthed a swear word

(mouth is a kind of ...) make believe with the intent to deceive

"He feigned that he was ill" "He shammed a headache"

(... is a kind of mouth ) move the lips in synchronization (with recorded speech or song)

Definition 11: touch with the mouth - [verb of contact]

(mouth is a kind of ...) make physical contact with, come in contact with

"Touch the stone for good luck" "She never touched her husband"

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