1. Noun.  (anatomy) A muscular organ that pumps blood through the body, traditionally thought to be the seat of emotion.
  2. Noun.  (uncountable) Emotions, kindness, moral effort, or spirit in general.
  3. Noun.  A conventional shape or symbol used to represent the heart, love, or emotion: or sometimes <3.
  4. Noun.  A playing card of the suit hearts featuring one or more heart-shaped symbols.
  5. Noun.  The centre, essence, or core.
  6. Verb.  (transitive, poetic) To be fond of. Often bracketed or abbreviated with a heart symbol.
  7. Verb.  (transitive, obsolete) To encourage.
  8. Verb.  (transitive, masonry) To fill an interior with rubble, as a wall or a breakwater.
  9. Verb.  (intransitive, agriculture) To form a dense cluster of leaves, a heart, especially of lettuce or cabbage.

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