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Synonyms for spike
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spike(noun)

    a transient variation in voltage or current

    Synonyms:
    capitulum, spindle, stiletto heel, spike heel, ear

  2. spike(noun)

    sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes

    "spikes provide greater traction"

    Synonyms:
    capitulum, spindle, stiletto heel, spike heel, ear

  3. ear, spike, capitulum(noun)

    fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn

    Synonyms:
    capitulum, head, stiletto heel, pinna, ear, auricle, spindle, spike heel

  4. spike(noun)

    (botany) an indeterminate inflorescence bearing sessile flowers on an unbranched axis

    Synonyms:
    capitulum, spindle, stiletto heel, spike heel, ear

  5. spike(noun)

    a sharp rise followed by a sharp decline

    "the seismograph showed a sharp spike in response to the temblor"

    Synonyms:
    capitulum, spindle, stiletto heel, spike heel, ear

  6. spike heel, spike, stiletto heel(noun)

    a very high narrow heel on women's shoes

    Synonyms:
    capitulum, spindle, stiletto heel, spike heel, ear

  7. spike(noun)

    each of the sharp points on the soles of athletic shoes to prevent slipping (or the shoes themselves)

    "the second baseman sharpened his spikes before every game"; "golfers' spikes damage the putting greens"

    Synonyms:
    capitulum, spindle, stiletto heel, spike heel, ear

  8. spike(noun)

    a sharp-pointed projection along the top of a fence or wall (or a dinosaur)

    Synonyms:
    capitulum, spindle, stiletto heel, spike heel, ear

  9. spike(noun)

    a long, thin sharp-pointed implement (wood or metal)

    "one of the spikes impaled him"

    Synonyms:
    capitulum, spindle, stiletto heel, spike heel, ear

  10. spike, spindle(noun)

    any holding device consisting of a rigid, sharp-pointed object

    "the spike pierced the receipts and held them in order"

    Synonyms:
    capitulum, stiletto heel, ear, mandril, arbor, spindle, spike heel, mandrel

  11. spike(verb)

    a large stout nail

    "they used spikes to fasten the rails to a railroad tie"

    Synonyms:
    capitulum, spindle, stiletto heel, spike heel, ear

  12. spike(verb)

    stand in the way of

    Synonyms:
    empale, lace, fortify, transfix, spike out, impale

  13. transfix, impale, empale, spike(verb)

    pierce with a sharp stake or point

    "impale a shrimp on a skewer"

    Synonyms:
    fascinate, stake, empale, impale, fortify, spellbind, grip, spike out, transfix, lace

  14. spike(verb)

    secure with spikes

    Synonyms:
    empale, lace, fortify, transfix, spike out, impale

  15. spike, spike out(verb)

    bring forth a spike or spikes

    "my hyacinths and orchids are spiking now"

    Synonyms:
    empale, lace, fortify, transfix, spike out, impale

  16. spike, lace, fortify(verb)

    add alcohol to (beverages)

    "the punch is spiked!"

    Synonyms:
    interlace, fortify, entwine, fort, enlace, impale, arm, strengthen, lace, transfix, build up, braid, lace up, twine, gird, spike out, beef up, plait, intertwine, empale

  17. spike(verb)

    manifest a sharp increase

    "the voltage spiked"

    Synonyms:
    empale, lace, fortify, transfix, spike out, impale

Wiktionary

  1. spike(noun)

    Synonyms:
    hit, attack

  2. spike(noun)

    A sort of very large nail; also, a piece of pointed iron set with points upward or outward.

    Synonyms:
    corymb, cluster, catkin, umbel, raceme

  3. spike(noun)

    Anything resembling such a nail in shape.

    Synonyms:
    attack, hit

  4. spike(noun)

    An ear of grain.

    Synonyms:
    hit, attack

  5. spike(noun)

    A kind of inflorescence in which sessile flowers are arranged on an unbranched elongated axis.

    Synonyms:
    hit, attack

  6. spike(noun)

    (in plural spikes; informal) Running shoes with spikes in the soles.

    Synonyms:
    attack, hit

  7. spike(verb)

    Synonyms:
    hit, attack

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spike(n.)

    Synonyms:
    ear (of grain), head

  2. spike(n.)

    Synonyms:
    large nail

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    pic, enrichment, spur, fortification, peak, spiking, ridge, arrow, doping

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