Synonyms of kernel in English:



  • 1 the squirrel cracks the nut's shell and extracts the rich kernel
    seed, grain, heart, core, stone; nut; North Americanmeat
  • 2 the foreword contained the kernel of the policy
    essence, core, heart, essential part, essentials, quintessence, fundamentals, basics, nub, gist, substance, burden, heart of the matter, marrow, meat, pith, crux
    informal nitty-gritty, nuts and bolts, brass tacks
  • 3 there may be a kernel of truth in what he says
    nucleus, centre, germ, grain, nugget
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