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I am convinced in my heart and in my mind that if the United States fails to stand with Israel, that is the end of the United States. We have to show that we are inextricably entwined, that as a nation we have been blessed because of our relationship with Israel, and if we reject Israel, then there is a curse that comes into play.
Michele Bachmann

Meaning of "heart" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HEART

Old English heorte; related to Old Norse hjarta, Gothic hairtō, Old High German herza, Latin cor, Greek kardia, Old Irish cride.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HEART

heart  [hɑːt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HEART

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Heart is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb heart in English.

WHAT DOES HEART MEAN IN ENGLISH?

heart

Heart

The heart is a hollow muscular organ that pumps blood throughout the blood vessels to various parts of the body by repeated, rhythmic contractions. It is found in all animals with a circulatory system, which includes the vertebrates. The adjective cardiac means "related to the heart" and comes from the Greek καρδιά, kardia, for "heart". Cardiology is the medical speciality that deals with cardiac diseases and abnormalities. The vertebrate heart is principally composed of cardiac muscle and connective tissue. Cardiac muscle is an involuntary striated muscle tissue specific to the heart and is responsible for the heart's ability to pump blood. The average human heart, beating at 72 beats per minute, will beat approximately 2.5 billion times during an average 66 year lifespan, and pumps approximately 4.7-5.7 litres of blood per minute. It weighs approximately 250 to 300 grams in females and 300 to 350 grams in males.

Definition of heart in the English dictionary

The first definition of heart in the dictionary is the hollow muscular organ in vertebrates whose contractions propel the blood through the circulatory system. In mammals it consists of a right and left atrium and a right and left ventricle related adjective cardiac. Other definition of heart is the corresponding organ or part in invertebrates. Heart is also this organ considered as the seat of life and emotions, esp love.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO HEART

PRESENT

Present
I heart
you heart
he/she/it hearts
we heart
you heart
they heart
Present continuous
I am hearting
you are hearting
he/she/it is hearting
we are hearting
you are hearting
they are hearting
Present perfect
I have hearted
you have hearted
he/she/it has hearted
we have hearted
you have hearted
they have hearted
Present perfect continuous
I have been hearting
you have been hearting
he/she/it has been hearting
we have been hearting
you have been hearting
they have been hearting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I hearted
you hearted
he/she/it hearted
we hearted
you hearted
they hearted
Past continuous
I was hearting
you were hearting
he/she/it was hearting
we were hearting
you were hearting
they were hearting
Past perfect
I had hearted
you had hearted
he/she/it had hearted
we had hearted
you had hearted
they had hearted
Past perfect continuous
I had been hearting
you had been hearting
he/she/it had been hearting
we had been hearting
you had been hearting
they had been hearting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will heart
you will heart
he/she/it will heart
we will heart
you will heart
they will heart
Future continuous
I will be hearting
you will be hearting
he/she/it will be hearting
we will be hearting
you will be hearting
they will be hearting
Future perfect
I will have hearted
you will have hearted
he/she/it will have hearted
we will have hearted
you will have hearted
they will have hearted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been hearting
you will have been hearting
he/she/it will have been hearting
we will have been hearting
you will have been hearting
they will have been hearting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would heart
you would heart
he/she/it would heart
we would heart
you would heart
they would heart
Conditional continuous
I would be hearting
you would be hearting
he/she/it would be hearting
we would be hearting
you would be hearting
they would be hearting
Conditional perfect
I would have heart
you would have heart
he/she/it would have heart
we would have heart
you would have heart
they would have heart
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been hearting
you would have been hearting
he/she/it would have been hearting
we would have been hearting
you would have been hearting
they would have been hearting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you heart
we let´s heart
you heart
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to heart
Past participle
hearted
Present Participle
hearting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HEART


apart
əˈpɑːt
art
ɑːt
baht
bɑːt
Bart
bɑːt
cart
kɑːt
carte
kɑːt
chart
tʃɑːt
dart
dɑːt
depart
dɪˈpɑːt
hart
hɑːt
Hobart
ˈhəʊbɑːt
kart
kɑːt
mart
mɑːt
part
pɑːt
restart
riːˈstɑːt
smart
smɑːt
start
stɑːt
state-of-the-art
ˈsteɪtəvðɪˌɑːt
sweetheart
ˈswiːtˌhɑːt
wat
wɑːt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HEART

hearsy
heart and soul
heart attack
heart block
heart case
heart cherry
heart complaint
heart condition
heart disease
heart failure
heart monitor
heart murmur
heart of hearts
heart of oak
heart of stone
heart operation
heart problem
heart rate
heart starter
heart surgeon

WORDS THAT END LIKE HEART

a stout heart
at heart
blackheart
bleeding heart
by heart
change of heart
childhood sweetheart
Dead Heart
floating heart
have the heart
heart-to-heart
hole in the heart
hole-in-the-heart
peart
purple heart
Sacred Heart
stoutness of heart
take heart
take to heart
the Dead Heart

Synonyms and antonyms of heart in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HEART»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «heart» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of heart

Translation of «heart» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HEART

Find out the translation of heart to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of heart from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «heart» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

心脏
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

corazón
570 millions of speakers

English

heart
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दिल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قَلْب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сердце
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

coração
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

hearsy
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cœur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bergetar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Herz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

心臓
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

심장
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hearsy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trái tim
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

hearsy
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ऐका
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hearsy
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cuore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

serce
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

серце
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

inimă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καρδιά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hart
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hjärta
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hjerte
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of heart

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HEART»

The term «heart» is very widely used and occupies the 1.402 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HEART» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about heart

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10 QUOTES WITH «HEART»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word heart.
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Dianna Agron
What a world we live in. I want to be incredibly close to the heart of it all. To live honestly, truthfully and to be completely present is the ultimate enterprise.
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Todd Akin
At the heart of liberalism really is a hatred for God and a belief that government should replace God.
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Lysette Anthony
I grew up not seeing my father, and it is a hole in my heart that will never heal.
4
Alexis Arguello
I do think the heart can balance out the mind, if your heart is in a good place it can give you the strength to do the right thing and behave the right way and overcome the mind.
5
Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen
Being innovative in your philanthropy allows you to stride forward in your giving journey; you can marry your mind and heart to turn charity into lasting impact; and you can become more ambitious in your giving.
6
Michele Bachmann
I am convinced in my heart and in my mind that if the United States fails to stand with Israel, that is the end of the United States. We have to show that we are inextricably entwined, that as a nation we have been blessed because of our relationship with Israel, and if we reject Israel, then there is a curse that comes into play.
7
Steven Cojocaru
Thank you to all for your prayers and good wishes. It gave me the strength to persevere and warmed my heart.
8
Charlene, Princess of Monaco
My foundation is based on helping children, and I hand-pick projects that are close to my heart and home.
9
Annie Dillard
The dedicated life is worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
10
Lloyd Dorfman
Individual and corporate support is vital to building on London's leadership in the arts, and I hope others will join me in wanting to build on the National's role at the heart of modern theatre and sustaining it long into the future.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HEART»

Discover the use of heart in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to heart and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Wild at Heart: Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul
In this provocative book, Eldredge gives women a look inside the true heart of a man and gives men permission to be what God designed them to be-dangerous, passionate, alive, and free.
John Eldredge, 2011
2
Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum's Heart Book: Every Woman's Guide to a ...
This is a life book that will teach women how to regain control over all aspects of their busy lives, including how to finally achieve: A heart-healthy diet Heart-supportive exercise Heart-enhancing stress management Heart-filling ...
Suzanne Steinbaum, 2013
3
Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in ...
With this new edition one of the most influential books of recent times takes on a new immediacy.
Elliott Robert N Bellah, Robert Neelly Bellah, Steven M. Tipton, William M. Sullivan, Richard Madsen, Ann Swidler, Richard Madsen, 2007
4
Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion
This collection presents parables about kinship and the sacredness of life drawn from Boyle's years of working with gangs.
Gregory Boyle, 2011
5
Inanna, Lady of Largest Heart: Poems of the Sumerian High ...
This book provides the complete texts of Enheduanna's hymns to Inanna, skillfully and beautifully rendered by Betty De Shong Meador, who also discusses how the poems reflect Enheduanna's own spiritual and psychological liberation from being ...
Enheduanna, Betty De Shong Meador, 2000
6
The Heart of Mathematics: An Invitation to Effective Thinking
The Heart of Mathematics addresses the big ideas of mathematics (many of which are cutting edge research topics) in a non-computational style intended to be both read and enjoyed by students and instructors, as well as by motivated general ...
Edward B. Burger, Michael P. Starbird, 2005
7
Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness
Presents a collection of critical essays about Conrad's famous novel, arranged in chronological order of publication.
Harold Bloom, 2008
8
Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease: The Revolutionary, ...
Presents the plant-based diet developed by the author to treat heart patients, discussing the long-term studies done to prove the effectiveness of his program, along with recipes for salads, soups, main dishes, and desserts that comprise ...
Caldwell B. Esselstyn, 2007
9
Acute Heart Failure
This book represents a joint effort from internationally known cardiologists and intensivists to set up a single reference resource, appropriate for practice both in Europe and the US.
Alexandre Mebazaa, Mihai Gheorghiade, Faiez Zannad, 2009
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Change of Heart: What Psychology Can Teach Us about Creating ...
An easy-to-use psychology primer for anyone wanting to spread progressive social change. Developed so that non-profits, community organizers and others can make science-driven decisions in their advocacy work.
Nick Cooney, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HEART»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term heart is used in the context of the following news items.
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Even people with low risk of heart attack, stroke can benefit from …
The new battery of measures used in the 2013 guidelines aimed to spot and treat healthy patients whose probability of suffering a heart attack ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
2
New data reveals that Pluto's heart is broken - The Washington Post
During a news briefing at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory on Tuesday, NASA scientists revealed what they've gleaned from the ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
3
Sadie Chapman receives a new heart | Local News - WVTM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —The story of Sadie Chapman gained attention in 2006, when the then-9-year-old had her second open heart surgery. «WVTM13, Jul 15»
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4D Heart Images Could Revolutionize Cardiac Care : LIFE : Tech …
New 4D images of the heart are now possible using ultrasound. This method of imaging internal organs is so safe, it is used to take pictures of ... «Tech Times, Jul 15»
5
Researchers create model of early human heart growth
UC Berkeley researchers, in collaboration with scientists at the Gladstone Institutes, have developed a template for growing beating cardiac ... «UC Berkeley, Jul 15»
6
Luce Heart Center in Macon providing new option for implantable …
Diagnosed with congestive heart failure, the 39-year-old Macon woman was having difficulties with her traditional implantable defibrillator. «Macon Telegraph, Jul 15»
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Rheumatoid arthritis and heart disease connection | 6abc.com
A recent study from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine found higher rates of heart and vascular disease among R-A & Ps-A sufferers. «6abc.com, Jul 15»
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New treatment for heart failure approved | FOX CT
There is a new treatment available for the more than 5 million people who have heart failure in the United States. It is called 'Entresto' and ... «FOX CT, Jul 15»
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Heart Valve Quickens Interest In Edwards Lifesciences - NASDAQ.com
A rtificial heart-valve pioneer Edwards Lifesciences still makes valves that are implanted the traditional way -- through open heart surgery. «Nasdaq, Jul 15»
10
Vida Health and AstraZeneca launch new app for post-heart attack …
Vida Health and AstraZeneca have teamed up to launch a new app for recovering heart attack patients that should help people recover faster ... «Fortune, Jul 15»

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