Synonyms for core
- bottom line
- main idea
- meat and potatoes
- nitty gritty
Antonyms for core
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CORE
Then, as in Fig. 9, cut the core loose from the outside skin.
Even the best of them were rotten to the core, and but mere adventurers.
It turned out that a splinter of iron wire had penetrated the core.
Pare and core them, and either leave them whole, or cut them into quarters.
The stick can do him no good, and I want it in my heart's core.
Here, as Rawson had sensed, was new material to form the core of a world.
Peel six large apples, take out the core with the point of a small knife or an apple scoop, but the fruit must be left whole.
Pare and core the fruit, after being wiped clean; then boil the cores and parings in a little water, till it tastes well.
We might as well get at the core of this thing, in short order.
Then he became aware that, ahead of him, was the center and core of excitement.
late 14c., probably from Old French coeur "core of fruit, heart of lettuce," literally "heart," from Latin cor "heart," from PIE root *kerd- "heart" (see heart). Nuclear reactor sense is from 1949.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CORE
- chief ingredient
- hard fact
- principal element