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Synonyms for notch

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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 for "notch":

    groove, indentation, gash, grove


  1. List of known nicknames for "Notch":

    Norman Howell

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  1. Darin Bevard:

    A Stimpmeter is what we use to measure green speed, it’s pretty simple, it has a notch in it, you put the golf ball in the notch, and when it’s on the ground you raise it up and when it gets to a certain height, the golf ball releases.

  2. Quentin Crisp:

    Father Time is not always a hard parent, and, though he tarries for none of his children, often lays his hand lightly upon those who have used him well making them old men and women inexorably enough, but leaving their hearts and spirits young and in full vigour. With such people the grey head is but the impression of the old fellow's hand in giving them his blessing, and every wrinkle but a notch in the quiet calendar of a well-spent life.

  3. Philipp Grubauer:

    It was n’t our best game, but it was good to get the win, we dialed it up a notch in the last period. We feel pretty comfortable in those tight games. Tonight was a greasy one to finish that road trip.

  4. Damon Stoudamire:

    We’re not happy about losing. We’re past that here, we had a lot of opportunities. We missed a lot of open shots. When (Gonzaga) needed to turn it up another notch, they did on the defensive end.

  5. Tom Kellermann:

    There’s been a consolidation in activity coming out of China, it’s down a 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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