Synonyms of heel in English

: heel1heel2

heel1


See definition of heel

noun

1‘shoes with low heels’

SYNONYMS
wedge, wedge heel, stiletto, stiletto heel, platform heel, spike heel, Cuban heel, kitten heel, Louis heel, stacked heel

2‘there was the heel of a loaf in the cupboard’

SYNONYMS
tail end, crust, end, remnant, remainder, remains, stump, butt, vestige

Synonyms of heel in English

: heel1heel2

heel2


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verb

1‘the ship was beginning to heel to starboard’

SYNONYMS
lean over, list, cant, careen, tilt, tip, incline, slant, slope, keel over, be at an angle

Phrases

    take to one's heels

    ‘he shouted a warning and took to his heels’


    SYNONYMS


    informal


    British informal


    North American informal


    Australian informal


    archaic


    ANTONYMS

    stay put

    bring someone/something to heel

    ‘organized crime and corruption have not yet been brought to heel’


    SYNONYMS



    informal