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Synonyms for spike
spaɪkspike

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  1. spikenoun

    Synonyms:
    attack, hit

  2. spikeverb

    Synonyms:
    raceme, umbel, catkin, cluster, corymb

  3. spikeverb

    To covertly put alcohol or another intoxicating substance in a drink that previously did not contain such substances.

    Synonyms:
    attack, hit

  4. spikeverb

    To add a small amount of one substance to another.

    The water sample to be tested has been spiked with arsenic, antimony, mercury, and lead in quantities commonly found in industrial effluents.

    Synonyms:
    hit, attack

  5. spikeverb

    An ear of grain.

    Synonyms:
    attack, hit

  6. spikeverb

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

    Synonyms:
    attack, hit

  7. spikenoun

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

    Synonyms:
    hit, attack

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. spikenoun

    a transient variation in voltage or current

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

  2. spikenoun

    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, capitulumnoun

    fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn

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

  4. spikenoun

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

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

  5. spikenoun

    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 heelnoun

    a very high narrow heel on women's shoes

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

  7. spikenoun

    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. spikenoun

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

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

  9. spikenoun

    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, spindlenoun

    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. spikeverb

    a large stout nail

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

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

  12. spikeverb

    stand in the way of

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

  13. transfix, impale, empale, spikeverb

    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. spikeverb

    secure with spikes

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

  15. spike, spike outverb

    bring forth a spike or spikes

    "my hyacinths and orchids are spiking now"

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

  16. spike, lace, fortifyverb

    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. spikeverb

    manifest a sharp increase

    "the voltage spiked"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. spikenoun

    Synonyms:
    ear (of grain), head

  2. spikenoun

    Synonyms:
    large nail

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "spike":

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

Nicknames0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of known nicknames for "Spike":

    Rex Ruben, Spike (Quireboys)

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How to use spike in a sentence?

  1. Daniel Field:

    It may have taken on the order of 100 years for the' fern spike' to begin, and about 1,000 years for forest communities to rebound, once forests were back, the ancestors of today's modern tree-dwelling birds could -- and did -- move into the trees. By a couple of millions of years after the asteroid impact, we have direct evidence of arboreal fossil birds.

  2. Bryden Teich:

    This is a massive consumer and business recession... at a time when there's too much corporate and consumer leverage, we will probably see unemployment claims spike to levels we've never seen before... it's going to be a very difficult environment for the banks.

  3. Mark Keenan:

    This little spike in prices is understandable... It should be sold off quickly and it won't last long at all.

  4. Robin Foroutan:

    You do lose fiber in fruit and vegetable juices, and that results in juices having the ability to spike your blood sugar in a more dramatic way than if you ate the actual fruit or vegetable.

  5. Spike Lee:

    This is your dude, Spike Lee. And you know that I know that you know that the system is rigged! For too long we've given our votes to corporate puppets. Sold the okie doke. Ninety-nine percent of Americans were hurt by the Great Recession of 2008, and many are still recovering, that's why I am officially endorsing my brother, Bernie Sanders.


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