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Synonyms for dab
dæb

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tap, pat, dab(noun)

    a light touch or stroke

    Synonyms:
    water tap, wiretap, spigot, splatter, strike, splash, pat, water faucet, hydrant, rap, tap

  2. dab, splash, splatter(verb)

    a small quantity of something moist or liquid

    "a dab of paint"; "a splatter of mud"; "just a splash of whiskey"

    Synonyms:
    sputtering, splattering, stir, splatter, splashing, splash, pat, plash, spatter, sputter, spattering, tap, splutter

  3. dab, swab, swob(verb)

    apply (usually a liquid) to a surface

    "dab the wall with paint"

    Synonyms:
    swob, pat, swab

  4. dab, pat(verb)

    hit lightly

    "pat him on the shoulder"

    Synonyms:
    swob, pat, chuck, swab

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dab(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    strike, slap

  2. dab(n.)

    Synonyms:
    blow, stroke

  3. dab(n.)

    Synonyms:
    adept, expert, proficient, master-hand, capital hand, nice hand, DABSTER, good hand

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    obd, sgis, acb, bsd, pbr

How to use dab in a sentence?

  1. Quentin Crisp:

    Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.

  2. Jeremy Douglas:

    You couldn't get much more central in Jakarta if you tried, it's basically right smack dab in the central business area.

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Translations for dab

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ربتArabic
  • цапвам, потупвам, мазка, специалист, потупване, майстор, писия, мацвамBulgarian
  • tupfenGerman
  • μικροποσότητα, άγγιγμα, μάστορας, λιμάνδη η κοινήGreek
  • lenguadoSpanish
  • با چیز نرمی کسی را زدن یا نوازش کردنPersian
  • tippa, nokareFinnish
  • toucheFrench
  • थपकाHindi
  • hangyányiHungarian
  • tamponareItalian
  • bagatelaPortuguese
  • klick, dutta, baddareSwedish

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