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Princeton's WordNet

  1. notch(noun)

    a V-shaped indentation

    "mandibular notch"

    mountain pass, pass, snick, nick

  2. pass, mountain pass, notch(noun)

    the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks

    "we got through the pass before it started to snow"

    go, passing, liberty chit, snick, strait, fling, walk, passing play, crack, laissez passer, mountain pass, nick, straits, bye, passing game, flip, passport, base on balls, toss, pass, whirl, qualifying, head, offer

  3. notch(noun)

    a V-shaped or U-shaped indentation carved or scratched into a surface

    "there were four notches in the handle of his revolver"

    mountain pass, pass, snick, nick

  4. notch, nick, snick(verb)

    a small cut

    dent, gouge, ding, snick, nick, pass, mountain pass

  5. notch(verb)

    cut or make a notch into

    "notch the rope"

  6. notch(verb)

    notch a surface to record something

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. notch(n.)

    nick, indentation, dent, dint, incision

  2. notch(v. a.)

    nick, cut notches in

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. notch(n)

    nick, indentation, score, dent, crenature, serration, emargination

  2. notch(v)

    nick, score, indent, crenellate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    groove, indentation, gash, grove

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How to use notch in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    I’ve just gone up a notch as to what I think of you.

  2. Democrats Abroad:

    Tonight's opportunity for U.S. Democrats living in New Zealand to cast the first votes on Super Tuesday was a great success, our turnout was small, but like our fellow Americans in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire, we've made our voices heard about the issues that matter to us.

  3. Martina Navratilova:

    Kerber maybe edges it on movement, but Serena wins everything else : serve, return of serve, pace, variety, experience, you name it, serena loves to turn it up a notch at every level and very few players can hold their nerve.

  4. Susan Collins:

    PELOSI, SCHUMER MOCKED ON SOCIAL MEDIA WITH ANGRY PARENTS MEMES AFTER THEIR PRIME TIME TRUMP REBUTTAL Sources tell Fox News that Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardnerremains worried about whether an extended shutdown and dysfunction in Washington could hurt the U.S.s credit rating, which is based on factors that include politics, monetary policy, economic indicators, and externalities. The county last lost its top-notch credit status in 2011 after Standard and Poors lowered it from AAA to AA +, amid a showdown over the debt ceiling. Gardner, a first-term senator, is up for re-election in 2020, and The Colorado Sun has said his seat is among the most vulnerable in Senate Minority. A poll conducted late last yearfound that Gardners favorability rating hovers near 43 percent. Hillary Clinton bested Trump by five percentage points during the 2016 presidential race in Colorado. Another Republican senator facing a tough re-election bid in 2020 in a state that went for Clinton in 2016, Maine GOP Sen. Susan Collins, said Wednesday that Susan Collins had asked Trump at lunch to consider a compromise to end the shutdown. IN FIRST-EVER PRIME TIME OVAL OFFICE ADDRESS, TRUMP OFFERS COMPROMISE, LAMENTS BORDER CRISIS I suggested that we take a look at the package that we put together last February and brought to the floor as a possible compromise.

  5. Anna Rogers:

    All season long, Bud Light has celebrated the most passionate and dedicated fans that the NFL has to offer, and as the playoffs approach, we want to see fandom turned up another notch.

Translations for notch

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  • oscar, oscaCatalan, Valencian
  • zářez, vrubCzech
  • anschreiben, Niveau, einkerben, Einrückung, Pass, Bergpass, Klasse, Kerbe, Einkerbung, Senke, ankerbenGerman
  • escotadura, muesca, categoría, entalladura, entallar, talladura, ranura, nivel, tarja, mellar, tarjar, pasoSpanish
  • saavuttaa, kaivertaa, sola, aste, lovi, kolo, loveta, kirjata, salvoa, luokkaFinnish
  • entaille, encoche, cranFrench
  • scórIrish
  • rovátka, rovás, fokozat, bevágás, hegyszoros, jelölés, szurdok, fokHungarian
  • խազ, քարթArmenian
  • tacca, incavo, golaItalian
  • ノッチJapanese
  • kakari, whakakānewha, tōkari, whakakarikari, kāniwhaMāori
  • keep, trede, bergengte, bergpas, inkepen, kepen, bereiken, inkerving, kerf, kerven, graad, inlaten, behalen, boekenDutch
  • garganta, entalho, entalhar, desfiladeiro, chanfrar, nível, chanfro, indentação, passoPortuguese
  • зару́бка, паз, вы́рез, засе́чка, перева́л, у́ровень, вы́емка, пропил, ме́тка, о́тступ, абза́ц, вмя́тина, сте́пеньRussian

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