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Definition 1: an opening in a garment for the neck of the wearer; a part of the garment near the wearer's neck - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for neck in the sense of this definition

(neck 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 a kind of neck ) the line formed by the edge of a garment around the neck

(... is a kind of neck ) the neck of a garment has the shape of the letter V

(neck is a part of ...) a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over

(... is part of neck) an article of clothing

"garments of the finest silk"

Definition 2: a narrow part of an artifact that resembles a neck in position or form - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • the banjo had a long neck
  • the bottle had a wide neck

(neck is a kind of ...) something less than the whole of a human artifact

"the rear part of the house" "glue the two parts together"

Definition 3: the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body - [noun denoting body]

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

  • he admired her long graceful neck
  • the horse won by a neck

Synonyms for neck in the sense of this definition

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

(... is a kind of neck ) a thick short powerful neck

(neck is a part of ...) one of two thick muscles running from the sternum and clavicle to the mastoid and occipital bone; turns head obliquely to the opposite side; when acting together they flex the neck and extend the head

(neck is a part of ...) one of 7 vertebrae in the human spine located in the neck region

(neck is a part of ...) the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone

(neck is a part of ...) the back side of the neck

(neck is a part of ...) membranous tube with cartilaginous rings that conveys inhaled air from the larynx to the bronchi

(neck is a part of ...) veins in the neck that return blood from the head

(neck is a part of ...) an artery that supplies the muscles of the neck

(neck is a part of ...) either of two major arteries of the neck and head; branches from the aorta

(neck is a part of ...) a ductless glandular organ at the base of the neck that produces lymphocytes and aids in producing immunity; atrophies with age

(neck is a part of ...) a hanging fold of loose skin on an elderly person's neck

(... is part of neck) the entire physical structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)

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

Definition 4: a cut of meat from the neck of an animal - [noun denoting food]

(neck is a kind of ...) a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass

(neck is a part of ...) the lean end of a neck of veal

(neck is a part of ...) lean end of the neck

Definition 5: a narrow elongated projecting strip of land - [noun denoting object]

(neck is a kind of ...) the solid part of the earth's surface

"the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land" "the earth shook for several minutes" "he dropped the logs on the ground"

Definition 6: kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion - [verb of contact]

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

  • The couple were necking in the back seat of the car

Synonyms for neck in the sense of this definition

(neck is a kind of ...) stroke or caress gently

"pet the lamb"

(... is a kind of neck ) snuggle and lie in a position where one person faces the back of the others

(neck has a similar meaning as ...) have sexual intercourse with

"This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm" "Adam knew Eve" "Were you ever intimate with this man?"

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