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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 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. Organizer Didier Jiminez-Castro:

    Baby Trump will give that punch, that energy that we need for the midterms - it's going to get people out of the house.

  2. Pauley Perrette:

    I said to him 'William's a beautiful name; I have a little nephew named William,' for whatever reason he went to go punch me one more time, and he said 'get the f--- out of here,' and I did.

  3. Puerto Rico:

    If the bully gets close, I'll punch the bully in the mouth, it would be a mistake to confuse courtesy with courage.

  4. Meylin D. Bojorge:

    Don't sit there and take the punch. Punch back this world has cruel jokes You have to be ready for whatever it will throw at you.

  5. Carly Fiorina:

    In order to win [in 2016], we’re going to have a nominee who throws every punch, who will not ever pull her punches.


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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