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shoulder

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of shoulder

  1. 1 to take to or upon oneself agreed to shoulder the burden of caring for their elderly father Synonyms of shoulder accept, bear, assume, take over, undertakeWords Related to shoulder adopt, embrace, take up; advocate, back, champion, endorse (also indorse), espouse, stand by, support, uphold; accede, acquiesce, agree, assent, consent; reaccept, reassumeNear Antonyms of shoulder abjure, recant, renounce, retract, take back, unsay, withdraw; decline, refuse, reject, spurn, turn down; abstain (from), forbear, refrain (from); avoid, bypass, detour; abandon, abnegate, forsake, give up, relinquish, spurn, surrender; back down, back off, backtrackAntonyms of shoulder disavow, disclaim, disown, repudiate

  2. 2 to force one's way shouldered through the crowd at the bar and ordered a drink Synonyms of shoulder bore, bull, bulldoze, crash, elbow, jam, jostle, muscle, push, press, squeezeWords Related to shoulder ram, shove, thrust



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