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Main Entry: heart
Function: noun 1 a: a hollow muscular organ of vertebrates that expands and contracts to move blood through the arteries, veins, and capillaries b: a structure in an invertebrate that serves a purpose like that of the heart of a vertebrate 2: the central or most important part <the heart of a forest> <the heart of the argument> 3 a: something resembling a heart in shape b: a playing card marked with red simplified patterns of hearts cplural: a card game whose object is to avoid taking tricks with hearts 4 a: human feelings : AFFECTION, KINDNESS <a ruler without heart> b: COURAGE, SPIRIT <take heart> 5: PERSONALITY 2, disposition 3 <a cold heart> - heart·ed /-d/ adjective - by heart: by rote or from memory - to heart: with deep concern