Synonyms for rib

Synonyms for (noun) rib

Synonyms: rib

Definition: support resembling the rib of an animal

Similar words: support

Definition: any device that bears the weight of another thing

Usage: there was no place to attach supports for a shelf


Synonyms: rib

Definition: a projecting molding on the underside of a vault or ceiling; may be ornamental or structural

Similar words: moulding, molding

Definition: a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing


Synonyms: rib

Definition: a riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant

Similar words: anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure

Definition: a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing

Usage: he has good bone structure


Synonyms: rib, costa

Definition: any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)

Similar words: os, bone

Definition: rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates


Synonyms: rib

Definition: a teasing remark

Similar words: input, remark, comment

Definition: a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information

Usage: from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account


Synonyms: rib

Definition: cut of meat including one or more ribs

Similar words: cut, cut of meat

Definition: a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass

Synonyms for (verb) rib

Synonyms: jest at, make fun, laugh at, blackguard, guy, poke fun, rib, ridicule, roast

Definition: subject to laughter or ridicule

Usage: The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house; The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher; His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday

Similar words: mock, bemock

Definition: treat with contempt

Usage: The new constitution mocks all democratic principles


Synonyms: rib

Definition: form vertical ribs by knitting

Usage: A ribbed sweater

Similar words: knit

Definition: make (textiles) by knitting

Usage: knit a scarf