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splash

noun

splash

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of splash

  1. 1 to cause (something liquid or mushy) to move along in sheets <rowdy teenagers splashing water at each other in the community pool> Synonyms dash, slop, slosh, spatter, swash Related Words dabble, lap, plash, wash; spray, sprinkle, spritz; squirt

  2. 2 to wet or soil by striking with something liquid or mushy <the bus splashed us as it barrelled through the puddles> Synonyms bespatter, dash, plash, spatter, splatter Related Words drench, drown, impregnate, saturate, soak, sop, souse, steep; bathe, douse (also dowse), wash, water; slop, slush, spray, sprinkle, squirt

  3. 3 to flow along or against <water constantly splashing the wooden pilings eventually weakened them> Synonyms bathe, lap, lave, lip, washRelated Words bubble, gurgle, plash, ripple, slosh

  4. 4 to flow in a broken irregular stream <the spilled juice splashed over the counter and onto the floor> Synonyms bubble, dribble, guggle, lap, plash, ripple, gurgle, trickle, washRelated Words eddy, purl, swirl; swash, swish, swoosh, whish; drip, drop; gush, jet, rush, spew, spout, spurt, squirtNear Antonyms runAntonyms pour, roll, stream

  5. 5 to move with a splashing motion <a baby splashing about in the tub> Synonyms lap, plash, slosh, swashRelated Words babble, bubble, gurgle, ripple


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