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  Definition of Heart
  1. a playing card in the major suit of hearts; "he led the queen of hearts"
  2. an inclination or tendency of a certain kind; "he had a change of heart"
  3. the courage to carry on; "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven''t got the heart for baseball"
  4. the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions pump blood through the body; "he stood still, his heart thumping wildly"
  5. the locus of feelings and intuitions; "in your heart you know it is true"; "her story would melt your bosom"
  6. the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor''s argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"
  7. a positive feeling of liking; "he had trouble expressing the affection he felt"; "the child won everyone''s heart"
  8. a firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal); "a five-pound beef heart will serve six"
  9. an area that is approximately central within some larger region; "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm"
  10. a plane figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top and intersecting at the bottom; conventionally used on playing cards and valentines; "he drew a heart and called it a valentine"
Similar Words: spirit, mettle, nerve, spunk, pump, ticker, bosom, kernel, substance, core, center, essence, gist, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty, affection, affectionateness, fondness, tenderness, warmheartedness, centre, middle, eye


Hyponyms: athlete's heart, biauriculate heart, bare bones, hypostasis, quiddity, haecceity, quintessence, stuff, attachment, fond regard, protectiveness, regard, respect, soft spot, center stage, centre stage, city center, city centre, central city, storm center, storm centre, financial center, hub, inner city, medical center, midfield, seat, City of London, the City, midstream


Part Meronyms: circulatory system, cardiovascular system


Member Meronyms: major suit


Derivational Morphology: steel, nerve, summate, middle


Anagrams: earth, Earth, Herat, hater, Harte


Language Translations:
Albanian: zemër   Arabic: sc=ARchar  
Basque: bihotz   Bosnian: herc and srce  
Breton: kalon   Bulgarian: сърце  
Catalan: cor   Chinese: 心臟  
Croatian: srce   Danish: hjerte and hjerter  
Dutch: hart and harten   Esperanto: koro  
Finnish: hertta and sydän   French: cœur  
Frisian: hert and herten   German: Herz and Herzchen and Kern  
Greek: έλεος and καρδιά and κούπα   Hebrew: sc=Hebr and מרכז  
Hindi: दिल   Hungarian: kőr and szív  
Icelandic: hjarta   Indonesian: jantung  
Italian: cuore and cuori and nocciolo   Japanese: ハート and and 心臓 and 中心  
Korean: 심장   Kurdish: dil  
Latin: cor   Malay: jantung  
Maltese: koppi and qalb and qalba   Norwegian: hjerte and hjerter  
Persian: sc=FAchar   Polish: kier and serce  
Portuguese: amável and copas and coração   Romanian: inimă  
Russian: сердце and черви   Slovak: srdce  
Slovene: srce   Spanish: copas and corazón  
Swahili: moyo   Swedish: hjärta and hjärter  
Tagalog: puso   Telugu: ఆఠీను and గుండె and ప్రేమ and మనసు  
Thai: sc=THchar   Turkish: yürek  
Ukrainian: серце   Urdu: sc=URchar  
Welsh: calon  
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