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1. brace

verb. ['ˈbreɪs'] support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace.

Synonyms

  • ballast
  • stabilize
  • guy
  • steady
  • strengthen
  • fortify
  • stabilise

Antonyms

  • action
  • activeness
  • change
  • travel

Etymology

  • brace (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bracchia (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Neck Brace

  • arianespace
  • {left-brace
  • left-brace
  • jonbenet's
  • }close-brace
  • worst-case
  • }right-brace
  • right-brace
  • misplace
  • interlace
  • displace
  • disgrace
  • retrace
  • lambastes
  • embrace
  • degrace
  • replace
  • incase
  • encase
  • deface
  • debase
  • trace
  • space
  • place
  • grace
  • glace
  • frace
  • erase
  • efface
  • drace

Example sentences of the word neck-brace


1. Noun Phrase
A neck brace will support your head while you sleep.

2. Noun Phrase
A canine neck brace provides an alternative to the Elizabethan collar.

2. brace

verb. ['ˈbreɪs'] prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • ready
  • prepare
  • gear up
  • set up
  • poise
  • steel
  • nerve

Antonyms

  • ordinal
  • wife
  • husband
  • unyoke

Etymology

  • brace (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bracchia (Latin)

3. brace

verb. ['ˈbreɪs'] support by bracing.

Synonyms

  • support
  • sustain
  • hold
  • hold up

Antonyms

  • nonworker
  • ride
  • debilitating
  • activity

Etymology

  • brace (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bracchia (Latin)

4. brace

noun. ['ˈbreɪs'] a support that steadies or strengthens something else.

Synonyms

  • back brace
  • reinforcement
  • skeg
  • support
  • neck brace
  • knee brace
  • strengthener

Antonyms

  • cause to sleep
  • wake
  • fall asleep
  • stand still

Etymology

  • brace (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bracchia (Latin)

5. brace

noun. ['ˈbreɪs'] a carpenter's tool having a crank handle for turning and a socket to hold a bit for boring.

Synonyms

  • bitstock
  • brace and bit

Antonyms

  • relax
  • tense
  • stimulate

Etymology

  • brace (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bracchia (Latin)

6. brace

noun. ['ˈbreɪs'] a rope on a square-rigged ship that is used to swing a yard about and secure it.

Synonyms

  • rope

Antonyms

  • desensitize
  • dissuade

Etymology

  • brace (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bracchia (Latin)

7. neck

noun. ['ˈnɛk'] the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body.

Synonyms

  • throat
  • areteria cervicalis
  • sternocleidomastoid
  • musculus sternocleidomastoideus
  • bull neck
  • physical structure
  • trachea
  • dewlap
  • neck bone
  • nucha
  • thymus
  • cervical vertebra
  • cervix
  • sternocleido mastoideus
  • scruff
  • carotid artery
  • sternocleidomastoid muscle
  • organic structure
  • body
  • cervical artery
  • thymus gland
  • pharynx
  • nape
  • arteria carotis
  • jugular vein
  • windpipe
  • jugular
  • vena jugularis

Antonyms

  • thickness
  • thin
  • hardness
  • good part

Etymology

  • nekke (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. neck

noun. ['ˈnɛk'] a narrow part of an artifact that resembles a neck in position or form.

Synonyms

  • portion

Antonyms

  • softness
  • thick

Etymology

  • nekke (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. neck

noun. ['ˈnɛk'] a narrow elongated projecting strip of land.

Synonyms

  • land
  • solid ground
  • earth
  • ground
  • dry land

Antonyms

  • ignore
  • forget
  • reject
  • natural elevation

Etymology

  • nekke (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. neck

noun. ['ˈnɛk'] an opening in a garment for the neck of the wearer; a part of the garment near the wearer's neck.

Synonyms

  • neckline
  • V neck
  • neckband
  • neck opening
  • garment
  • opening

Antonyms

  • front
  • thinness
  • breakableness
  • solidity

Etymology

  • nekke (Middle English (1100-1500))
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