Synonyms for spine

Synonyms for (noun) spine

Synonyms: spine

Definition: a sharp rigid animal process or appendage; as a porcupine quill or a ridge on a bone or a ray of a fish fin

Similar words: process, appendage, outgrowth

Definition: a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant

Usage: a bony process

Synonyms: spine, backbone

Definition: the part of a book's cover that encloses the inner side of the book's pages and that faces outward when the book is shelved

Usage: the title and author were printed on the spine of the book

Similar words: part, portion

Definition: something less than the whole of a human artifact

Usage: the rear part of the house; glue the two parts together

Synonyms: back, backbone, vertebral column, spinal column, spine, rachis

Definition: the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord

Usage: the fall broke his back

Similar words: skeletal structure

Definition: any structure created by the skeleton of an organism

Synonyms: spikelet, spine, pricker, prickle, thorn, sticker

Definition: a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf

Similar words: aculeus

Definition: a stiff sharp-pointed plant process

Synonyms: spine, spur, acantha

Definition: any sharply pointed projection

Similar words: projection

Definition: any solid convex shape that juts out from something

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