heart

phonetic symbol: / hárt / 

heart - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ a playing card in the major suit that has one or more red hearts on it
e.g.)
・he led the queen of hearts
・hearts were trumps

[ noun ]
■ an inclination or tendency of a certain kind
e.g.)
・he had a change of heart
spirit

[ noun ]
■ the courage to carry on
e.g.)
・you haven't got the heart for baseball
mettle , nerve , spunk

[ noun ]
■ the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs
■ its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
e.g.)
・he stood still, his heart thumping wildly
pump , ticker

[ noun ]
■ the locus of feelings and intuitions
e.g.)
・in your heart you know it is true
bosom

[ noun ]
■ the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
e.g.)
・the heart and soul of the Republican Party
center , centre , core , essence , gist , heart and soul , inwardness , kernel , marrow , meat , nitty-gritty , nub , pith , substance , sum

[ noun ]
■ a positive feeling of liking
e.g.)
・the child won everyone's heart
affection , affectionateness , fondness , philia , tenderness , warmheartedness , warmness

[ noun ]
■ a firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal)
e.g.)
・a five-pound beef heart will serve six

[ noun ]
■ an area that is approximately central within some larger region
e.g.)
・they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
center , centre , eye , middle

[ noun ]
■ a plane figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top and intersecting at the bottom
■ conventionally used on playing cards and valentines
e.g.)
・he drew a heart and called it a valentine

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