Synonyms of limb in English:

limb

noun

  • 1 he was stretching his sore limbs
    arm, leg; wing; extremity, appendage, protuberance, projection
    archaic member

Phrases

out on a limb

  • 1 the portrayal of Scotland as being out on a limb from the rest of Britain
    isolated, stranded, segregated, set apart, separate, marooned, cut off; solitary, sequestered, high and dry
    the portrayal of Scotland as being out on a limb from the rest of Britain
    [Antonyms] a central part of
  • 2 I don't think the government would be prepared to go out on a limb on his behalf
    in a precarious position, in a weak position, in a risky situation, vulnerable
    informal sticking one's neck out
    I don't think the government would be prepared to go out on a limb on his behalf
    [Antonyms] in a safe position/situation

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