muscle

  1. noun
    animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
  2. noun
    one of the contractile organs of the body
  3. noun
    authority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way); "the senators used their muscle to get the party leader to resign"
  4. noun
    muscular strength
  5. noun
    a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard; "the druglord had his muscleman to protect him"
  6. verb
    make one``s way by force; "He muscled his way into the office"