1. finger, digit, dactyl, extremity

usage: any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb); "her fingers were long and thin"

2. finger, fingerbreadth, finger's breadth, digit, linear unit, linear measure

usage: the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure

3. finger, covering

usage: one of the parts of a glove that provides covering for a finger or thumb


1. finger, thumb, touch

usage: feel or handle with the fingers; "finger the binding of the book"

2. feel, finger

usage: examine by touch; "Feel this soft cloth!"; "The customer fingered the sweater"

3. finger, search, seek, look for

usage: search for on the computer; "I fingered my boss and found that he is not logged on in the afternoons"

4. finger, indicate, point, designate, show

usage: indicate the fingering for the playing of musical scores for keyboard instruments

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