Synonyms for shoulder

Synonyms for (noun) shoulder

Synonyms: shoulder, berm

Definition: a narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road

Usage: the car pulled off onto the shoulder

Similar words: edge

Definition: the outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place farthest away from the center of something

Usage: the edge of the leaf is wavy; she sat on the edge of the bed; the water's edge


Synonyms: shoulder

Definition: the part of a garment that covers or fits over the shoulder

Usage: an ornamental gold braid on the shoulder of his uniform

Similar words: cloth covering

Definition: a covering made of cloth


Synonyms: shoulder

Definition: the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm

Similar words: body part

Definition: any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity


Synonyms: shoulder, shoulder joint, articulatio humeri

Definition: a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula

Similar words: cotyloid joint, spheroid joint, enarthrodial joint, enarthrosis, articulatio spheroidea, ball-and-socket joint

Definition: a freely moving joint in which a sphere on the head of one bone fits into a rounded cavity in the other bone


Synonyms: shoulder

Definition: a cut of meat including the upper joint of the foreleg

Similar words: cut, cut of meat

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

Synonyms for (verb) shoulder

Synonyms: shoulder

Definition: push with the shoulders

Usage: He shouldered his way into the crowd

Similar words: thrust

Definition: push forcefully

Usage: He thrust his chin forward


Synonyms: shoulder

Definition: carry a burden, either real or metaphoric

Usage: shoulder the burden

Similar words: transport, carry

Definition: move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body

Usage: You must carry your camping gear; carry the suitcases to the car; This train is carrying nuclear waste; These pipes carry waste water into the river


Synonyms: shoulder

Definition: lift onto one's shoulders

Similar words: lift, raise, get up, bring up, elevate

Definition: raise from a lower to a higher position

Usage: Raise your hands; Lift a load