Synonyms of limb


1. limb, extremity, appendage, member

usage: one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper

2. limb, tree branch, branch

usage: any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree

3. limb, edge, border

usage: (astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of the sun or the moon or a planet

4. limb, part, portion

usage: either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip; "the upper limb of the bow"

5. limb, arc

usage: the graduated arc that is attached to an instrument for measuring angles; "the limb of the sextant"

6. arm, branch, limb, projection

usage: any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm; "the arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"; "a branch of the sewer"

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Definition and meaning of limb (Dictionary)