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Synonyms for punch
pʌntʃpunch

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. punch

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

    Antonyms:
    stop, plug, seal, bung

Princeton's WordNet

  1. punch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slugnoun

    (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. punchnoun

    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, puncherverb

    a tool for making holes or indentations

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

  4. punch, plugverb

    deliver a quick blow to

    "he punched me in the stomach"

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

  5. punchverb

    drive forcibly as if by a punch

    "the nail punched through the wall"

    Synonyms:
    plug, perforate

  6. punch, perforateverb

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

    "perforate the sheets of paper"

    Synonyms:
    plug, penetrate, perforate

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. punchverb

    Synonyms:
    perforate, bore, pierce

  2. punchverb

    Synonyms:
    push, poke

  3. punchnoun

    Synonyms:
    borer

  4. punchnoun

    Synonyms:
    push, poke

  5. punchnoun

    Synonyms:
    horse (short and thick)

  6. punchnoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. punchverb

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "punch":

    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. Lodriguez Murray:

    These institutions -- though underfunded -- punch above their weight in terms of outcome, production and impact.

  2. Vikrant Parsai:

    We are all only God’s joke here having the same punch line.

  3. Larry Gelbart:

    I think one of the by-products of the communications explosion is a sort of corruption fatigue. We've lost our ability to be shocked or enraged by the machinations of politicians. We've been battered with such frequency that we've become indifferent. We're punch drunk with scandal.

  4. Blake Wheeler:

    We don't back down from much. There's something to be said for keeping your composure this time of year, if you have to take a punch early in the game like Stu-ee did to get a power-play goal, those are the things that factor into wins.

  5. Chris Barron:

    The president does punch back, and I think that it is highly unlikely that he's simply going to take incoming from his political rivals who again view this tragedy as a club by which to beat the president about the head.


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
  • punsjNorwegian
  • 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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