Another word for stem

Noun

stem - the tube of a tobacco pipe

bow, fore, prow, stem - front part of a vessel or aircraft

Example:- he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line

shank, stem - cylinder forming a long narrow part of something

stem, stem turn - a turn made in skiing; the back of one ski is forced outward and the other ski is brought parallel to it

stalk, stem - a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ

base, radical, root, root word, stem, theme - (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed

Example:- thematic vowels are part of the stem

Verb

halt, stanch, staunch, stem - stop the flow of a liquid

Example:- staunch the blood flow

stem - remove the stem from

Example:- for automatic natural language processing, the words must be stemmed

stem - grow out of, have roots in, originate in

Example:- The increase in the national debt stems from the last war

stem - cause to point inward

Example:- stem your skis

Tweets containing the word stem

Source : WordNet