Synonyms for nose

Synonyms for (noun) nose

Synonyms: nose

Definition: a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft)

Usage: the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry

Similar words: front

Definition: the side that is seen or that goes first


Synonyms: nose

Definition: the front or forward projection of a tool or weapon

Usage: he ducked under the nose of the gun

Similar words: front

Definition: the side that is seen or that goes first


Synonyms: nose, nozzle

Definition: a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged

Similar words: spout

Definition: an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain


Synonyms: nose, olfactory organ

Definition: the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals

Usage: he has a cold in the nose

Similar words: chemoreceptor

Definition: a sensory receptor that responds to chemical stimuli


Synonyms: nose

Definition: a natural skill

Usage: he has a nose for good deals

Similar words: skill, science

Definition: ability to produce solutions in some problem domain

Usage: the skill of a well-trained boxer; the sweet science of pugilism


Synonyms: nose

Definition: the sense of smell (especially in animals)

Usage: the hound has a good nose

Similar words: sense of smell, smell, olfaction, olfactory modality

Definition: the faculty that enables us to distinguish scents


Synonyms: nose

Definition: a symbol of inquisitiveness

Usage: keep your nose out of it

Similar words: symbol

Definition: an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance


Synonyms: nose

Definition: a small distance

Usage: my horse lost the race by a nose

Similar words: small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

Definition: an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

Synonyms for (verb) nose

Synonyms: nose

Definition: defeat by a narrow margin

Similar words: overcome, defeat, get the better of

Definition: win a victory over

Usage: You must overcome all difficulties; defeat your enemies; He overcame his shyness; He overcame his infirmity; Her anger got the better of her and she blew up


Synonyms: nose, nuzzle

Definition: rub noses

Similar words: fondle, caress

Definition: touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner

Usage: He caressed her face; They fondled in the back seat of the taxi


Synonyms: nose

Definition: push or move with the nose

Similar words: push, force

Definition: move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"


Synonyms: nose

Definition: advance the forward part of with caution

Usage: She nosed the car into the left lane

Similar words: advance, bring forward

Definition: cause to move forward

Usage: Can you move the car seat forward?


Synonyms: wind, scent, nose

Definition: catch the scent of; get wind of

Usage: The dog nosed out the drugs

Similar words: smell

Definition: inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense


Synonyms: nose, horn in, intrude, poke, pry

Definition: search or inquire in a meddlesome way

Usage: This guy is always nosing around the office

Similar words: search, look

Definition: search or seek

Usage: We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest; Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!