Synonyms

1. brain-teaser

noun. a difficult problem.

Synonyms

  • problem
  • enigma
  • conundrum

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Example sentences of the word brain-surgeon


1. Noun Phrase
Salaries for brain surgeons generally increase the longer they practice.

2. Noun Phrase
The top earning brain surgeons in the UK earn around £250,000 a year.

3. Noun Phrase
Superior intellect and an innovative mindset landed Dr. Canady prestigious roles as the first black brain surgeon.

2. 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

3. surgeon

noun. ['ˈsɝːdʒən, ˈsɝːdʒɪn'] a physician who specializes in surgery.

Synonyms

  • medico
  • amputator
  • plastic surgeon
  • doctor
  • cosmetic surgeon
  • MD
  • physician
  • operating surgeon
  • brain surgeon
  • doc
  • neurosurgeon
  • sawbones

Antonyms

  • break

Etymology

  • surgien (Anglo-Norman)

4. 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))

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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