Synonyms for tendon of achilles | Synonym.com

Synonyms and antonyms for tendon of achilles

1. tendon (n.)

a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment

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2. Achilles (n.)

a mythical Greek hero of the Iliad; a foremost Greek warrior at the siege of Troy; when he was a baby his mother tried to make him immortal by bathing him in a magical river but the heel by which she held him remained vulnerable--his `Achilles' heel'

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3. out-of-bounds (adj.)

outside the foul lines

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4. out-of-town (adj.)

happening in or being of another town or city

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5. Achilles' heel (n.)

a seemingly small but actual mortal weakness

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6. out-of-bounds (adj.)

barred to a designated group

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7. tug-of-war (n.)

any hard struggle between equally matched groups

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8. left-of-center (adj.)

believing in or supporting tenets of the political left

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9. man-of-war (n.)

a warship intended for combat

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10. out-of-the-way (adj.)

out of the ordinary

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