Synonyms of heel in English:

heel1

noun

  • 1 shoes with low heels
    wedge, wedge heel, stiletto, stiletto heel, platform heel, spike heel, Cuban heel, kitten heel, Louis heel, stacked heel
  • 2 there was the heel of a loaf in the cupboard
    tail end, crust, end, remnant, remainder, remains, stump, butt, vestige
  • Phrases

    bring someone/something to heel

    organized crime and corruption have not yet been brought to heel
    subjugate, conquer, vanquish, defeat, crush, quell, quash, gain mastery over, gain ascendancy over, gain control of, bring under the yoke, bring someone to their knees, overcome, overpower;
    tame, break

    take to one's heels

    he shouted a warning and took to his heels
    [Antonyms] stay put
    run away, run off, make a run for it, run for it, take flight, make off, take off, make a break for it, bolt, flee, beat a (hasty) retreat, make a quick exit, make one's getaway, escape, head for the hills
    informal beat it, clear off, clear out, vamoose, skedaddle, split, cut and run, leg it, hightail it, hotfoot it, show a clean pair of heels, turn tail, scram, hook it, fly the coop, skip off, do a fade
    British informal do a runner, scarper, do a bunk
    North American informal light out, bug out, cut out, peel out, take a powder, skidoo
    Australian informal go through, shoot through
    archaic fly, levant

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    Synonyms of heel in English:

    heel2

    verb

  • the ship was beginning to heel to starboard
    lean over, list, cant, careen, tilt, tip, incline, slant, slope, keel over, be at an angle
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