Thesaurus

gash

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of gash

  1. to penetrate with a sharp edge (as a knife) her face had been gashed by the rocks as she tumbled down the embankment Synonyms cut, incise, rip, shear, slash, slice, slitRelated Words crosscut, hacksaw, saw, scissor; cleave, rive, split; pierce, stab; bruise, butcher, hack, haggle, lacerate, mangle; rend, tear; carve, chip, chisel, notch; anatomize, dissect, section; chop, dice, mince; amputate, cut off, sever


gash

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of gash

  1. a long deep cut got a gash in his knee that required four stitches Synonyms incision, laceration, rent, rip, slash, slit, tear Related Words abrasion, score, scrape, scratch; injury, wound; crack, fracture, rupture, snag


Learn More about gash


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up gash? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

capable of being altered or controlled

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • peter-bruegel-tower-of-babel-painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!