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Synonyms for punch
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. punch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slug(noun)

    (boxing) a blow with the fist

    "I gave him a clout on his nose"

    Synonyms:
    jabbing, type slug, pigeon berry, clout, jab, garget, carrier bag, sack, thrust, bullet, salt lick, slug, dawdler, lick, poke, pull, paper bag, lagger, biff, clout nail, thrusting, sluggard, puncher, drone, trailer, lap, laggard, scoke, poking

  2. punch(noun)

    an iced mixed drink usually containing alcohol and prepared for multiple servings; normally served in a punch bowl

    Synonyms:
    slug, lick, biff, poke, puncher, clout

  3. punch, puncher(verb)

    a tool for making holes or indentations

    Synonyms:
    cowpuncher, poke, cattleman, slug, cowhand, biff, puncher, cowboy, lick, cowherd, cowpoke, cowman, clout

  4. punch, plug(verb)

    deliver a quick blow to

    "he punched me in the stomach"

    Synonyms:
    plug, secure, perforate, plug away, stop up

  5. punch(verb)

    drive forcibly as if by a punch

    "the nail punched through the wall"

    Synonyms:
    plug, perforate

  6. punch, perforate(verb)

    make a hole into or between, as for ease of separation

    "perforate the sheets of paper"

    Synonyms:
    plug, penetrate, perforate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. punch

    Synonyms:
    perforate, poke, pierce, puncture, terebrate, bore

    Antonyms:
    stop, plug, seal, bung

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. punch(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    perforate, bore, pierce

  2. punch(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    push, poke

  3. punch(n.)

    Synonyms:
    borer

  4. punch(n.)

    Synonyms:
    push, poke

  5. punch(n.)

    Synonyms:
    horse (short and thick)

  6. punch(n.)

    Synonyms:
    buffoon (of a puppet-show), clown, harlequin, punchinello, merry-andrew, zany, scaramouch, fool, antic, pickle-herring, jack-pudding

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. punch(v)

    Synonyms:
    push, poke, pierce, bore, perforate, puncture

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    awl, poonch, fist, roughhouse, bonsh, drift, hit, knock, punching, joker

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. punch

    Synonyms:
    See Murphy's kidney punch

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How to use punch in a sentence?

  1. Marge Perry:

    Not only is watermelon incredibly refreshing, it packs a powerful electrolyte punch, which helps replace what Isabel Maples sweat out.

  2. Stephen Curry:

    At home in the fourth quarter, I felt like we could go for that dagger punch and didn't really put any pressure on the defense, that's something that is tough to kind of swallow with the opportunity we had in front of us.

  3. Sarah Palin:

    I don't lie, so I'll tell you -- a bit. You know, I think I described it earlier as a gut punch, but again, I'm going to choose to look back on the good times that we did have together.

  4. Isabella Rossellini:

    Especially in American cinema, you foster an audience of young males, if you foster an audience for subjects that are interesting to women then you also have an audience that is interested in these subjects. A lot of films where people punch each other... I'm not interested.

  5. Tony Carbonetti:

    President Donald Trump's the guy everyone wants to come in at the end of a tough campaign, president Donald Trump'll punch the other guy in the face.


Translations for punch

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  • خرامةArabic
  • cop de punyCatalan, Valencian
  • děrovačka, důlčíkCzech
  • Schwung, Locher, Bowle, abstempeln, Faustschlag, Lochzange, Punsch, Lochung, [[mit]] [[der]] [[Faust]] [[schlagen]], lochenGerman
  • μπουνιάGreek
  • pugnobato, pugnobatiEsperanto
  • taladrar, puñete, perforadora, punzonar, perforar, dar un puñetazo, picar, puñetazo, sacabocado, poncheSpanish
  • isku, rei'itin, iskunappula, nyrkinisku, reikä, nyrkillä, rei'ittää, tuupata, tuurna, rei'ittäjä, lävistin, booli, läpi, nappia, leimata, naputellaFinnish
  • poinçonneuse, poinçonnage, poinçonner, pointeau, coup de poing, poinçon, punchFrench
  • מדגשHebrew
  • ütés, puncs, üt, lyukaszt, energiaHungarian
  • պունշArmenian
  • dare un pugnoItalian
  • パンチ, 勢い, 穴開け, 殴打, 穴開け器, 穴, 穿孔, 殴るJapanese
  • დარტყმა, ჩარტყმაGeorgian
  • panihi, moto, pokapokaMāori
  • panċMaltese
  • punsjNorwegian
  • punchDutch
  • punsjNorwegian Nynorsk
  • skasować, otwór, cios, dziurkacz, poncz, kop, dziurkaPolish
  • soco, perfuradora, murro, ponche, esmurrar, perfurar, socarPortuguese
  • энергия, дырокол, удар, кернер, пуншRussian
  • punčSerbo-Croatian
  • grushtim, bularës, grusht, shpues, shpoj, grushtoj, shënojAlbanian
  • slag, hålslagare, bål, slåSwedish
  • hokaTonga (Tonga Islands)
  • römapöjin, pöjinVolapük

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