Synonyms for vein

Synonyms for (noun) vein

Synonyms: nervure, vein

Definition: one of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insect

Similar words: rib

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

Synonyms: vein, vena, venous blood vessel

Definition: a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart

Usage: all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood

Similar words: blood vessel

Definition: a vessel in which blood circulates

Synonyms: vein

Definition: a distinctive style or manner

Usage: he continued in this vein for several minutes

Similar words: expressive style, style

Definition: a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period

Usage: all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

Synonyms: vein, mineral vein

Definition: a layer of ore between layers of rock

Similar words: geological formation, formation

Definition: (geology) the geological features of the earth

Synonyms: nervure, vein

Definition: any of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ

Similar words: vascular bundle, vascular strand, fibrovascular bundle

Definition: a unit strand of the vascular system in stems and leaves of higher plants consisting essentially of xylem and phloem

Synonyms for (verb) vein

Synonyms: vein

Definition: make a veinlike pattern

Similar words: stain

Definition: color with a liquid dye or tint

Usage: Stain this table a beautiful walnut color; people knew how to stain glass a beautiful blue in the middle ages

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