Synonyms of palm


1. palm, thenar, area, region

usage: the inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers

2. palm, linear unit, linear measure

usage: a linear unit based on the length or width of the human hand

3. palm, palm tree, tree

usage: any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves

4. decoration, laurel wreath, medal, medallion, palm, ribbon, award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels

usage: an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event


1. handle, palm, touch

usage: touch, lift, or hold with the hands; "Don't handle the merchandise"

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Definition and meaning of palm (Dictionary)