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1. brain

noun. ['ˈbreɪn'] that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord.

Synonyms

  • neencephalon
  • forebrain
  • caput
  • communicating artery
  • rhombencephalon
  • head
  • systema nervosum centrale
  • arteria communicans
  • brain cell
  • CNS
  • midbrain
  • neural structure
  • brain stem
  • hindbrain
  • encephalon
  • circle of Willis
  • brain-stem
  • central nervous system
  • mesencephalon
  • prosencephalon
  • brainstem
  • neoencephalon

Antonyms

  • follower
  • natural depression
  • follow
  • rear

Etymology

  • brain (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brægen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Brain

  • st_germain
  • legerdemain
  • st_germaine
  • preordain
  • lamontagne
  • lafountaine
  • lafountain
  • inhumane
  • constrain
  • restrain
  • overtrain
  • mcswain
  • explain
  • complain
  • champlain
  • aquitaine
  • ukraine
  • tremaine
  • sylvain
  • sustain
  • spokane
  • sartain
  • retrain
  • refrain
  • profane
  • partain
  • mustain
  • mundane
  • mcwain
  • mcshane

Example sentences of the word brain


1. Noun, singular or mass
It is also the part of the brain that keeps the body awake and alert.

Quotes containing the word brain


1. I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
- Dr. Seuss

2. Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
- Swami Vivekananda

3. Sometimes I find I'm wearing a divided, split brain in terms of drama and humor.
- Ridley Scott

2. brain-worker

noun. someone whose profession involves using his head to solve problems.

Synonyms

  • thinker

3. brain-stem

noun. the part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus.

Synonyms

  • bulb
  • pons
  • RF
  • pons Varolii
  • brainstem
  • neural structure
  • brain stem
  • encephalon
  • medulla
  • medulla oblongata
  • brain

Antonyms

  • stupidity

4. brain-teaser

noun. a difficult problem.

Synonyms

  • problem
  • enigma
  • conundrum

5. brain

noun. ['ˈbreɪn'] that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason.

Synonyms

  • psyche
  • tabula rasa
  • noddle
  • head
  • nous
  • unconscious mind
  • unconscious
  • knowledge
  • mind
  • cognition
  • ego
  • subconscious
  • subconscious mind

Antonyms

  • tail
  • foot
  • inability
  • ability

Etymology

  • brain (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brægen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. brain

noun. ['ˈbreɪn'] mental ability.

Synonyms

  • brainpower
  • mental capacity
  • learning ability
  • mentality
  • wit

Antonyms

  • conscious
  • voluntary
  • sensible
  • awake

Etymology

  • brain (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brægen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. brain

noun. ['ˈbreɪn'] someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality.

Synonyms

  • genius
  • intellectual
  • brainiac
  • intellect
  • prodigy
  • Einstein

Antonyms

  • disobey
  • humility
  • unconsciousness
  • uncreativeness

Etymology

  • brain (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brægen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. brain

verb. ['ˈbreɪn'] kill by smashing someone's skull.

Antonyms

  • uneducated

Etymology

  • brain (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brægen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. brain

noun. ['ˈbreɪn'] the brain of certain animals used as meat.

Synonyms

  • organs
  • calf's brain

Antonyms

  • neglect
  • forget
  • nonintellectual

Etymology

  • brain (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brægen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. brain

verb. ['ˈbreɪn'] hit on the head.

Antonyms

  • emotional

Etymology

  • brain (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brægen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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