Synonyms of vein in English:



  • 1 the mineral veins in the rock vary in thickness
    layer, lode, seam, stratum, stratification, bed, deposit, accumulation
  • 2 the floor was made of cold, white marble with grey veins
    streak, marking, mark, line, stripe, strip, band, thread, fleck, dash, flash, swathe, strand
    technical stria, striation, lane
  • 3 drinking produced a vein of brilliance in him
    streak, strain, trait, element, dash, dab, smattering, sprinkling, trace, hint, sign, suggestion, suspicion, indication, nuance
  • 4 he closes the article in a somewhat humorous vein
    mood, humour, temper, temperament, disposition, frame of mind, state of mind, attitude, inclination, tendency, tenor, tone, key, spirit, character, stamp, feel, feeling, flavour, quality, atmosphere;
    manner, way, style
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    vascular, venous relating to veins
    angio- relating to blood vessels, as in angioplasty
    phlebotomy incision into a vein

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