[n] a playing card in the major suit of hearts; "he led the queen of hearts"
[n] an inclination or tendency of a certain kind; "he had a change of heart"
[n] the courage to carry on; "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven't got the heart for baseball"
[n] the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions pump blood through the body; "he stood still, his heart thumping wildly"
[n] the locus of feelings and intuitions; "in your heart you know it is true"; "her story would melt your bosom"
[n] the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"
[n] a positive feeling of liking; "he had trouble expressing the affection he felt"; "the child won everyone's heart"
[n] a firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal); "a five-pound beef heart will serve six"
[n] an area that is approximately central within some larger region; "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm"
[n] a plane figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top and intersecting at the bottom; conventionally used on playing cards and valentines; "he drew a heart and called it a valentine"
affection, affectionateness, bosom, center, center, centre, core, essence, eye, fondness, gist, heart and soul, inwardness, kernel, marrow, meat, mettle, middle, nerve, nitty-gritty, nub, pith, pump, spirit, spunk, substance, sum, tenderness, ticker, warm
area, arteria coronaria, athlete's heart, attachment, biauriculate heart, bravery, cardiac muscle, cardiac valve, cardiovascular system, central city, circulatory system, city center, civic center, cognitive content, content, coronary artery, country, courage, courageousness, disposition, down town, feeling, financial center, fond regard, haecceity, heart muscle, heart valve, hub, hunch, hypostasis, inner city, internal organ, intuition, major suit, medical center, mental object, midfield, midstream, municipal center, organs, plane figure, playing card, protectiveness, quiddity, quintessence, regard, respect, seat, soft spot, stuff, suspicion, temperament, two-dimensional figure, valve, variety meat, viscus