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Synonyms for dab

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tap, pat, dab(noun)

    a light touch or stroke

    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"

    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"

    swob, pat, swab

  4. dab, pat(verb)

    hit lightly

    "pat him on the shoulder"

    swob, pat, chuck, swab

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dab(v. a.)

    strike, slap

  2. dab(n.)

    blow, stroke

  3. dab(n.)

    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

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  • 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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