WordNet-Online
Free dictionary and thesaurus of English. Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and more...
Hint: double-click any word to get it searched!

Google
 

brain

 
Noun brain has 5 senses
  1. brain, encephalon - that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    --1 is a kind of neural structure
    --1 is a part of
     head, caput; central nervous system, CNS, systema nervosum centrale
    --1 has parts:
     circle of Willis; communicating artery, arteria communicans; brain cell; neencephalon, neoencephalon; forebrain, prosencephalon; midbrain, mesencephalon; hindbrain, rhombencephalon; brainstem, brain-stem, brain stem; ventricle
    Derived forms: verb brain2, verb brain1
  2. brain, brainpower, learning ability, mental capacity, mentality, wit - mental ability; "he's got plenty of brains but no common sense"
    --2 is a kind of intelligence
  3. mind, head, brain, psyche, nous - that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason; "his mind wandered"; "I couldn't get his words out of my head"
    --3 is a kind of cognition, knowledge, noesis
    --3 has particulars:
     noddle; tabula rasa; ego; unconscious mind, unconscious; subconscious mind, subconscious
  4. genius, mastermind, brain, Einstein - someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality; "Mozart was a child genius"; "he's smart but he's no Einstein"
    --4 is a kind of intellectual, intellect
    --4 has particulars: prodigy
  5. brain - the brain of certain animals used as meat
    --5 is a kind of
    variety meat, organs
    --5 has particulars: calf's brain
Verb brain has 2 senses
  1. brain - hit on the head
    --1 is one way to
    hit
    Derived form: noun brain1
    Sample sentence:
    The fighter managed to brain his opponent
  2. brain - kill by smashing someone's skull
    --2 is one way to
    kill
    Derived form: noun brain1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
WordNet-Online
Home | Free dictionary software | Copyright notice | Contact us | Network & desktop search | Search My Network | LAN Find | Reminder software | Software downloads | WordNet dictionary | Automotive thesaurus