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slash

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of slash

  1. a long deep cut <made a slash in the fabric with a knife> Synonyms incision, laceration, rent, rip, gash, slit, tearRelated Words abrasion, score, scrape, scratch; injury, wound; crack, fracture, rupture, snag


slash

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of slash

  1. 1 to penetrate with a sharp edge (as a knife) <the tire appears to have been deliberately slashed> Synonyms gash, incise, rip, shear, cut, 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

  2. 2 to strike repeatedly with something long and thin or flexible <wildly slashing the ground with his club and never once hitting the golf ball he was aiming at> Synonyms birch, cowhide, flagellate, flail, flog, hide, horsewhip, lash, leather, rawhide, scourge, whip, switch, tan, thrash, whaleRelated Words knout, quirt, strap; cut; flick, touch up; blackjack, cane, club, cudgel, fustigate; pistol-whip; bang, bop, box, bust, clap, clip, clobber, clout, crack, cuff, hit, knock, lam, paste, punch, slap, slug, smack, smite, sock, spank, swat, swipe, thwack, wallop, whack; bash, baste, bat, batter, beat, belabor, belt, bludgeon, buffet, bung, drub, fib [British], hammer, lace, lambaste (or lambast), lather, lick, mangle, maul, paddle, pelt, pommel, pound, pummel, rough, slate, slog, thresh, thump, tromp, whop (or whap), whup, work over


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