Definitions of heart:
  • noun:   a playing card in the major suit of hearts
    Example: "He led the queen of hearts"
  • noun:   an inclination or tendency of a certain kind
    Example: "He had a change of heart"
  • noun:   the courage to carry on
    Example: "You haven't got the heart for baseball"
  • noun:   the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions pump blood through the body
    Example: "He stood still, his heart thumping wildly"
  • noun:   the locus of feelings and intuitions
    Example: "In your heart you know it is true"
  • noun:   a firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal)
    Example: "A five-pound beef heart will serve six"
  • noun:   a plane figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top and intersecting at the bottom; conventionally used on playing cards and valentines
    Example: "He drew a heart and called it a valentine"
  • noun:   an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    Example: "They ran forward into the heart of the struggle"
  • noun:   a positive feeling of liking
    Example: "The child won everyone's heart"
  • noun:   the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    Example: "The heart and soul of the Republican Party"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #19156)

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