plural of soul

Synonyms & Antonyms of souls

1 an immaterial force within a human being thought to give the body life, energy, and power
  • many religions teach that the soul is immortal

Synonyms for souls

Words Related to souls

Near Antonyms for souls

2 a member of the human race
  • I promise I won't tell another soul

Synonyms for souls

Words Related to souls

Phrases Synonymous with souls

Near Antonyms for souls

3 the quality or qualities that make a thing what it is
  • a kind act that was the very soul of charity

Synonyms for souls

Words Related to souls

4 the seat of one's deepest thoughts and emotions
  • knew in her soul that it was true

Synonyms for souls

Words Related to souls

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about souls

Cite this Entry

“Souls.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on souls

Nglish: Translation of souls for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of souls for Arabic Speakers

Comments on souls

What made you want to look up souls? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!