core

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɔː/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/kɔr/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling'core': (kôr, kōr); 'Core': (kôrē, kōrē)


Inflections of 'core' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
cores
v 3rd person singular
coring
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
cored
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
cored
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: essence
Synonyms:
essence , heart , crux, substance , main point, gist , significance , kernel , matter , import , body , bottom line (informal), focus
Sense: Noun: most important part
Synonyms:
center , centre (UK), hub , nucleus, heart , focus , base , epicenter, epicentre (UK), eye , root , axis , seat
Sense: Noun: middle
Synonyms:
middle , center , centre (UK), midpoint, interior, inside
Sense: Noun: seat of the emotions
Synonyms:
heart , heartstrings, inside , bones, gut , blood , belly , soul , bosom , quick , seat of the emotions

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