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1. heel

noun. ['ˈhiːl'] the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation.

Synonyms

  • stacked heel
  • undersurface
  • underside
  • French heel
  • wineglass heel
  • shoe
  • bottom
  • wedge
  • Cuban heel
  • spike heel
  • boot
  • stiletto heel
  • wedge heel
  • lift

Antonyms

  • fall
  • decrease
  • undress
  • natural elevation

Etymology

  • hele (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. heel

noun. ['ˈhiːl'] the back part of the human foot.

Synonyms

  • human foot
  • Achilles tendon
  • skeletal structure
  • tendon of Achilles
  • pes

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • begin
  • compress
  • unwire

Etymology

  • hele (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. heel

noun. ['ˈhiːl'] (golf) the part of the clubhead where it joins the shaft.

Synonyms

  • part
  • club head
  • clubhead
  • golf-club head
  • club-head

Antonyms

  • head
  • side
  • miss
  • best

Etymology

  • hele (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. heel

noun. ['ˈhiːl'] someone who is morally reprehensible.

Synonyms

  • villain
  • perisher
  • blackguard
  • dog
  • hound
  • cad
  • bounder

Antonyms

  • unchain
  • unhook
  • unbelt
  • unbuckle

Etymology

  • hele (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. heel

noun. ['ˈhiːl'] the lower end of a ship's mast.

Synonyms

  • end

Antonyms

  • dislodge
  • lower

Etymology

  • hele (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. heel

verb. ['ˈhiːl'] follow at the heels of a person.

Synonyms

  • follow

Antonyms

  • good fortune
  • bad luck

Etymology

  • hele (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. heel

verb. ['ˈhiːl'] tilt to one side.

Synonyms

  • angle
  • tilt
  • list
  • slant
  • lean

Antonyms

  • good luck
  • success
  • outside
  • inside

Etymology

  • hele (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. heel

verb. ['ˈhiːl'] put a new heel on.

Synonyms

  • furbish up
  • fix
  • doctor
  • mend
  • touch on
  • reheel
  • repair
  • bushel

Antonyms

  • unbutton
  • detach
  • winterize
  • summerize

Etymology

  • hele (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. heel

verb. ['ˈhiːl'] strike with the heel of the club.

Antonyms

  • sedate

Etymology

  • hele (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. heel

noun. ['ˈhiːl'] one of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread.

Synonyms

  • loaf of bread
  • loaf
  • end

Antonyms

  • unpin
  • untie
  • unstaple
  • unbar

Etymology

  • hele (Middle English (1100-1500))
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