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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heart, bosom(noun)

    the locus of feelings and intuitions

    "in your heart you know it is true"; "her story would melt your bosom"

  2. heart, pump, ticker(noun)

    the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body

    "he stood still, his heart thumping wildly"

  3. heart, mettle, nerve, spunk(noun)

    the courage to carry on

    "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven't got the heart for baseball"

  4. center, centre, middle, heart, eye(noun)

    an area that is approximately central within some larger region

    "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm"

  5. kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty(noun)

    the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

    "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"

  6. heart, spirit(noun)

    an inclination or tendency of a certain kind

    "he had a change of heart"

  7. heart(noun)

    a plane figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top and intersecting at the bottom; conventionally used on playing cards and valentines

    "he drew a heart and called it a valentine"

  8. heart(noun)

    a firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal)

    "a five-pound beef heart will serve six"

  9. affection, affectionateness, fondness, tenderness, heart, warmness, warmheartedness, philia(noun)

    a positive feeling of liking

    "he had trouble expressing the affection he felt"; "the child won everyone's heart"; "the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home"

  10. heart(noun)

    a playing card in the major suit that has one or more red hearts on it

    "he led the queen of hearts"; "hearts were trumps"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heart(noun)

    a hollow, muscular organ, which, by contracting rhythmically, keeps up the circulation of the blood

  2. Heart(noun)

    the seat of the affections or sensibilities, collectively or separately, as love, hate, joy, grief, courage, and the like; rarely, the seat of the understanding or will; -- usually in a good sense, when no epithet is expressed; the better or lovelier part of our nature; the spring of all our actions and purposes; the seat of moral life and character; the moral affections and character itself; the individual disposition and character; as, a good, tender, loving, bad, hard, or selfish heart

  3. Heart(noun)

    the nearest the middle or center; the part most hidden and within; the inmost or most essential part of any body or system; the source of life and motion in any organization; the chief or vital portion; the center of activity, or of energetic or efficient action; as, the heart of a country, of a tree, etc

  4. Heart(noun)

    courage; courageous purpose; spirit

  5. Heart(noun)

    vigorous and efficient activity; power of fertile production; condition of the soil, whether good or bad

  6. Heart(noun)

    that which resembles a heart in shape; especially, a roundish or oval figure or object having an obtuse point at one end, and at the other a corresponding indentation, -- used as a symbol or representative of the heart

  7. Heart(noun)

    one of a series of playing cards, distinguished by the figure or figures of a heart; as, hearts are trumps

  8. Heart(noun)

    vital part; secret meaning; real intention

  9. Heart(noun)

    a term of affectionate or kindly and familiar address

  10. Heart(verb)

    to give heart to; to hearten; to encourage; to inspirit

  11. Heart(verb)

    to form a compact center or heart; as, a hearting cabbage

  12. Origin: [OE. harte, herte, heorte, AS. heorte; akin to OS. herta, OFies. hirte, D. hart, OHG. herza, G. herz, Icel. hjarta, Sw. hjerta, Goth. hart, Lith. szirdis, Russ. serdtse, Ir. cridhe, L. cor, Gr. kardi`a, kh^r. 277. Cf. Accord, Discord, Cordial, 4th Core, Courage.]


  1. Heart

    Heart is an American rock band which first found success in Canada and later in the United States and worldwide. Over the group's four-decade history, the band has had three primary lineups, with the constant members being sisters lead singer Ann Wilson and guitarist Nancy Wilson. Heart rose to fame in the mid-1970s with music influenced by hard rock and heavy metal as well as folk music. Their popularity declined in the early 1980s, but the band enjoyed a comeback starting in 1985 and experienced even greater success with album oriented rock hits and hard rock ballads into the 1990s. With Jupiter's Darling, Red Velvet Car, and Fanatic, Heart made a return to their hard rock and acoustic folk roots. To date, Heart has sold over 30 million records worldwide, including over 22 million in album sales in the U.S. The group was ranked number 57 on VH1's "100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock". With Top 10 albums on the Billboard Album Chart in the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, and 2010s, Heart is among the most commercially enduring hard rock bands in history. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. heart

    An organ in the human body whence comes the impulse to get divorced.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Heart

    The hollow, muscular organ that maintains the circulation of the blood.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. HEART

    A bloody organ, kept in a trunk, played by beats, and enjoyed only after it is lost or given away.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'heart' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #693

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'heart' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1271

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'heart' in Nouns Frequency: #261

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