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shoulder

Synonyms of shoulder in English:

verb

  • 1 he shouldered the burden
    take on (oneself), undertake, accept, assume;
    bear, carry
  • 2 another kid shouldered him aside
  • Phrases

    give the cold shoulder
    1
    ever since Deke's party, Linnie has been giving me the cold shoulder
    snub, shun, ignore, rebuff, spurn, ostracize, cut out
    informal freeze out
    put one's shoulder to the wheel
    2
    it's time to stop talking and start putting your shoulder to the wheel
    work hard, be diligent, be industrious, exert oneself
    shoulder to shoulder
    3
  • 1.1 the regiment lined up shoulder to shoulder
    side by side, abreast, alongside (each other)
  • 2.1 he fought shoulder to shoulder with the others
    united, (working) together, jointly, in partnership, in collaboration, in cooperation, side by side, in alliance
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