Synonyms of limb in English:

limb


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See Spanish definition of miembro

noun

1‘he was stretching his sore limbs’

SYNONYMS
arm, leg
wing
extremity, appendage, protuberance, projection
archaic member

2‘the bare limbs of a high tree’

SYNONYMS
branch, bough

3‘local job centres act as limbs of the Ministry of Employment’

SYNONYMS
section, branch, offshoot, arm, wing, part, subdivision
department, division, office, member

Phrases

    out on a limb

    1‘the portrayal of Scotland as being out on a limb from the rest of Britain’


    SYNONYMS
    isolated, stranded, segregated, set apart, separate, marooned, cut off
    solitary, sequestered, high and dry
    ANTONYMS

    a central part of

    2‘I don't think the government would be prepared to go out on a limb on his behalf’


    SYNONYMS
    in a precarious position, in a weak position, in a risky situation, vulnerable
    informal sticking one's neck out
    ANTONYMS

    in a safe position, in a safe situation