Synonyms for pulse

Synonyms for (noun) pulse

Synonyms: beat, pulsation, pulse, heartbeat

Definition: the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart

Usage: he could feel the beat of her heart

Similar words: periodic event, recurrent event

Definition: an event that recurs at intervals

Synonyms: impulse, pulsation, pulse, pulsing

Definition: (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients)

Usage: the pulsations seemed to be coming from a star

Similar words: undulation, wave

Definition: (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth

Synonyms: pulse

Definition: edible seeds of various pod-bearing plants (peas or beans or lentils etc.)

Similar words: legume

Definition: the seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils)

Synonyms: pulse, pulse rate, heart rate

Definition: the rate at which the heart beats; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health

Similar words: vital sign

Definition: sign of life; usually an indicator of a person's general physical condition

Usage: he was still alive but his vital signs were weak

Similar words: rate

Definition: a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit

Usage: they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour; the rate of change was faster than expected

Synonyms for (verb) pulse

Synonyms: pulsate, pulse

Definition: produce or modulate (as electromagnetic waves) in the form of short bursts or pulses or cause an apparatus to produce pulses

Usage: pulse waves; a transmitter pulsed by an electronic tube

Similar words: create, make, produce

Definition: create or manufacture a man-made product

Usage: We produce more cars than we can sell; The company has been making toys for two centuries

Synonyms: throb, pulsate, pulse

Definition: expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically

Usage: The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it

Similar words: pound, thump, beat

Definition: move rhythmically

Usage: Her heart was beating fast

Synonyms: pulse

Definition: drive by or as if by pulsation

Usage: A soft breeze pulsed the air

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

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