Synonyms of limb in English:

limb


See definition of limb

noun

1‘he was stretching his sore limbs’

SYNONYMS

arm, leg

wing

extremity, appendage, protuberance, projection

archaic member

2‘the bare limbs of a high tree’

SYNONYMS

branch, bough

3‘local job centres act as limbs of the Ministry of Employment’

SYNONYMS

section, branch, offshoot, arm, wing, part, subdivision

department, division, office, member


Phrases

    out on a limb

      1‘the portrayal of Scotland as being out on a limb from the rest of Britain’

      SYNONYMS

      isolated, stranded, segregated, set apart, separate, marooned, cut off

      solitary, sequestered, high and dry

      ANTONYMS

      a central part of

      2‘I don't think the government would be prepared to go out on a limb on his behalf’

      SYNONYMS

      in a precarious position, in a weak position, in a risky situation, vulnerable

      informal

      sticking one's neck out

      ANTONYMS

      in a safe position, in a safe situation