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Synonyms for lash

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lash

    A blow is a sudden impact, as of a fist or a club; a stroke is a sweeping movement; as, the stroke of a sword, of an oar, of the arm in swimming. A shock is the sudden encounter with some heavy body; as, colliding railway-trains meet with a shock; the shock of battle. A slap is given with the open hand, a lash with a whip, thong, or the like; we speak also of the cut of a whip. A buffet or cuff is given only with the hand; a blow either with hand or weapon. A cuff is a somewhat sidelong blow, generally with the open hand; as, a cuff or box on the ear. A stripe is the effect or mark of a stroke. In the metaphorical sense, blow is used for sudden, stunning, staggering calamity or sorrow; stroke for sweeping disaster, and also for sweeping achievement and success. We say a stroke of paralysis, or a stroke of genius. We speak of the buffets of adverse fortune. Shock is used of that which is at once sudden, violent, and prostrating; we speak of a shock of electricity, the shock of an amputation, a shock of surprise. Compare BEAT.

    blow, box, buffet, calamity, concussion, cuff, cut, disaster, knock, misfortune, rap, shock, stripe, stroke, thump

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lash

    censure, castigate, satirize, beat, tie, fasten, bind, flog, strike, whip, scourge

    extol, compliment, eulogize

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eyelash, lash, ciliumnoun

    any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids

    whip, whiplash, eyelash, thong, cilium


  2. lash, thongnoun

    leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip

    whip, flip-flop, whiplash, eyelash, thong, cilium


  3. whip, lash, whiplashverb

    a quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object

    "the whip raised a red welt"

    whip, whiplash, cilium, eyelash, thong, party whip, whiplash injury


  4. flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounceverb

    beat severely with a whip or rod

    "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"

    lambast, chide, welt, whip, convulse, crush, vanquish, blister, beat out, thresh, rack up, scald, strap, slash, beat, reproof, trounce, flog, berate, jactitate, chew out, cut down, have words, lambaste, thresh about, bawl out, dress down, thrash about, take to task, worst, chew up, call down, lather, cane, thrash, toss, soap, reprimand, scold, mop up, rebuke, whisk, jaw, rag, gash, pip, call on the carpet, remonstrate, lecture, shell


  5. lashverb

    lash or flick about sharply

    "The lion lashed its tail"

    whip, trounce, flog, strap, slash, lather, welt


  6. whip, lashverb

    strike as if by whipping

    "The curtain whipped her face"

    slash, whisk, scald, worst, rack up, mop up, trounce, flog, pip, lather, welt, whip, strap, blister


  7. lashverb

    bind with a rope, chain, or cord

    "lash the horse"

    whip, trounce, flog, strap, slash, lather, welt


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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lashnoun

    thong (of a whip), scourge, whip

  2. lashnoun

    stroke, stripe

  3. lashverb

    scourge, whip

  4. lashverb

    beat, beat against

  5. lashverb

    bind, tie, tie together

  6. lashverb

    censure, satirize, lampoon, abuse

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lashnoun

    scourge, thong, whip

  2. lashverb

    scourge, castigate, flagellate, satirize, scold, rate, whip

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "lash":

    whip, fasten

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How to use lash in a sentence?

  1. Randall Mahnke-Tang:

    When you wear false lashes or lash extensions, you really don't need to use mascara.

  2. Shane Lewis:

    The dangers are, you would n’t go near a dog when it’s eating its dinner, but people let their children go over, and I’ve seen kangaroos lash out thinking the kids going to take their food when they’re just coming to pat them, we try to scare them into not being naive and thinking they’re cute and cuddly by showing them the photos [ of injuries caused by kangaroos ], what can happen, and not to give them any food.

  3. Randall Mahnke-Tang:

    It's all about false lashes and lash extensions now. Celebrities love them, but even the girl at the grocery store checkout is wearing a full set of lashes every day.

  4. Paul Klee:

    One does not lash hat lies at a distance. The foibles that we ridicule must at least be a little bit our own. Only then will the work be a part of our own flesh. The garden must be weeded.

  5. Patrick Ta:

    Just put it in the outer crease, or put it on the lash line.

Translations for lash

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  • piskesnert, piskeslagDanish
  • PeitschenhiebGerman
  • vipiEsperanto
  • látigo, latigazo, zurriagazoSpanish
  • siima, ruoskia, lieka, ruoskanisku, haukkua pystyyn, suomia, sataa kaatamalla, piiskanisku, sivallus, piiskata, nakataFinnish
  • coup de fouet, lanière, fouetter, gronderFrench
  • sferzata, staffilata, staffile, rimproverareItalian
  • kareMāori
  • [[ре́зкий]] [[упрёк]], плётка, сечь, хлыст, пороть, стегать, нагайка, [[удар]] [[бич, бич, [[удар]] [[хлыст, хлестать, [[удар]] [[плеть, плеть, кнут, кри́тикаRussian
  • війUkrainian

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