Associations to the word «Heart»


HEART, noun. (anatomy) A muscular organ that pumps blood through the body, traditionally thought to be the seat of emotion.
HEART, noun. (uncountable) Emotions, kindness, moral effort, or spirit in general.
HEART, noun. The seat of the affections or sensibilities, collectively or separately, as love, hate, joy, grief, courage, etc.; rarely, the seat of the understanding or will; usually in a good sense.
HEART, noun. Courage; courageous purpose; spirit.
HEART, noun. Vigorous and efficient activity; power of fertile production; condition of the soil, whether good or bad.
HEART, noun. (obsolete) A term of affectionate or kindly and familiar address.
HEART, noun. A conventional shape or symbol used to represent the heart, love, or emotion: ♥ or sometimes <3.
HEART, noun. A playing card of the suit hearts featuring one or more heart-shaped symbols.
HEART, noun. The centre, essence, or core.
HEART, verb. (transitive) (poetic or humorous) To be fond of. Often bracketed or abbreviated with a heart symbol.
HEART, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To give heart to; to hearten; to encourage.
HEART, verb. (transitive) (masonry) To fill an interior with rubble, as a wall or a breakwater.
HEART, verb. (intransitive) (agriculture) (botany) To form a dense cluster of leaves, a heart, especially of lettuce or cabbage.
HEART AND HAND, adverb. With enthusiastic cooperation.
HEART AND SOUL, noun. (idiomatic) The core of a thing; the most essential or important part.
HEART AND SOUL, adverb. With the utmost earnestness.
HEART ATTACK, noun. An acute myocardial infarction, sometimes fatal, caused by the sudden occurrence of coronary thrombosis, which obstructs the blood supply to the heart and leads to necrosis of heart muscle tissue.
HEART ATTACK, noun. (figuratively) Death or failure.
HEART ATTACKS, noun. Plural of heart attack
HEART BLOCK, noun. (pathology) A disease in the electrical system of the heart, opposed to coronary artery disease, which is disease of the blood vessels of the heart.
HEART BLOCKS, noun. Plural of heart block
HEART BOND, noun. (masonry) A bond in which no header stone stretches across the wall, but two headers meet in the middle, and their joint is covered by another stone laid header fashion.
HEART BREAKER, noun. Alternative spelling of heartbreaker
HEART FAILURE, noun. (cardiology) (pathology) The chronic inability of the heart to pump a sufficient amount of blood throughout the body, leading to a pooling of blood and shortness of breath.
HEART FAILURE, noun. (cardiology) (pathology) The cessation of the heartbeat; cardiac arrest.
HEART LINE, noun. (palmistry) A line on the palm of the hand from below the index finger to below the pinky, supposed to indicate, by its form or position, one's love life.
HEART OF GLASS, noun. (idiomatic) A very fragile romantic state.
HEART OF GOLD, noun. (idiomatic) a kind, compassionate, or caring attitude; kindheartedness.
HEART OF HEARTS, noun. One's innermost private feelings.
HEART OF PALM, noun. A vegetable harvested from the inner core and growing bud of certain palm trees.
HEART RATE, noun. The number of heart beats per unit of time, usually expressed as beats per minute.
HEART RATE MONITOR, noun. A wearable device that allows a user to measure their heart rate in real time, usually consisting of a chest strap transmitter and a wrist receiver.
HEART STARTER, noun. Defibrillator
HEART STARTER, noun. Something to start the day well animated
HEART SURGEON, noun. A surgeon of the heart.
HEART TO HEART, noun. (countable) (idiomatic) A sincere, serious, or personal conversation.
HEART TO HEART, adjective. Sincere, serious, or personal.
HEART URCHIN, noun. Any echinoderm of the class Spatangoida.
HEART URCHINS, noun. Plural of heart urchin
HEART VALVE, noun. (anatomy) The valves in the heart which prevent blood from moving in the wrong direction.
HEART WHEEL, noun. A form of cam shaped like a heart.

Dictionary definition

HEART, noun. The locus of feelings and intuitions; "in your heart you know it is true"; "her story would melt your bosom".
HEART, noun. The hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body; "he stood still, his heart thumping wildly".
HEART, noun. The courage to carry on; "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven't got the heart for baseball".
HEART, noun. 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".
HEART, noun. 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".
HEART, noun. An inclination or tendency of a certain kind; "he had a change of heart".
HEART, noun. 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".
HEART, noun. A firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal); "a five-pound beef heart will serve six".
HEART, noun. A positive feeling of liking; "he had trouble expressing the affection he felt"; "the child won everyone's heart"; "the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home".
HEART, noun. A playing card in the major suit that has one or more red hearts on it; "he led the queen of hearts"; "hearts were trumps".

Wise words

When you have spoken the word, it reigns over you. When it is unspoken you reign over it.
Arabian Proverb