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muscle

 
Noun muscle has 5 senses
  1. muscle, musculus - one of the contractile organs of the body
    --1 is a kind of contractile organ, contractor
    --1 has parts: muscle cell, muscle fiber, muscle fibre
    --1 has particulars:
     skeletal muscle, striated muscle; pronator; supinator; antagonistic muscle; ocular muscle, eye muscle; rectus; smooth muscle, involuntary muscle; sphincter, anatomical sphincter, sphincter muscle; tensor
  2. muscle, muscular tissue - animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
    --2 is a kind of animal tissue
    --2 is a part of muscular structure, musculature, muscle system
    --2 has particulars:
     striated muscle tissue; cardiac muscle, heart muscle; smooth muscle
  3. muscleman, muscle - a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard; "the druglord had his muscleman to protect him"
    --3 is a kind of bully, tough, hooligan, ruffian, roughneck, rowdy, yob, yobo, yobbo
  4. muscle - authority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way); "the senators used their muscle to get the party leader to resign"
    --4 is a kind of
    authority, authorization, authorisation, dominance, say-so
  5. brawn, muscle, sinew - muscular strength
    --5 is a kind of strength
    Derived form: verb muscle1
Verb muscle has 1 sense
  1. muscle - make one's way by force; "He muscled his way into the office"
    --1 is one way to
    pass, go through, go across
    Derived form: noun muscle5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
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