US: /ˈɫɪm/
UK: /lˈɪm/

English Vietnamese dictionary

limb /lim/
  • danh từ
    • (thiên văn học) quầng (ở quanh thiên thể)
    • bờ, rìa
    • (thực vật học) phiến lá; phiến cánh hoa; phiến lá đài
    • danh từ
      • chân, tay
      • cành cây to
      • núi ngang, hoành sơn
      • đuồi nưa tiêm qổm cạnh của chữ thập
      • the limb of the law
        • người đại diện cho luật pháp (luật sư, cảnh sát, công an)
      • out of a limb
        • chơ vơ, chơi vơi, không bấu víu vào đâu được
    • ngoại động từ
      • chặt chân tay, làm cho tàn phế

    Advanced English dictionary

    + noun
    1 an arm or a leg; a similar part of an animal, such as a wing: an artificial limb + For a while, she lost the use of her limbs.
    2 (-limbed) (in adjectives) having the type of limbs mentioned: long-limbed + loose-limbed
    3 a large branch of a tree
    Idioms: out on a limb (informal) not supported by other people: Are you prepared to go out on a limb (= risk doing sth that other people are not prepared to do) and make your suspicions public? + His controversial stance has left him out on a limb.
    tear / rip sb limb from limb (often humorous) to attack sb very violently
    more at RISK v.

    Collocation dictionary


    long | thin | silken | powerful | bare, naked | broken, injured | stiff
    I eased my stiff limbs into the hot bath.
    | weary | amputated | artificial, prosthetic | lower, upper | hind
    The animal is able to stand up on its hind limbs.




    development, growth

    Concise English dictionary

    +one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper
    +any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree
    +(astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of the sun or the moon or a planet
    +either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip
    +the graduated arc that is attached to an instrument for measuring angles
    +any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm