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swipe

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of swipe

  1. a hard strike with a part of the body or an instrument one swipe of a grizzly's paw can do a person in Synonyms of swipe bang, bash, bat, beat, belt, biff, bop, box, buffet, bust, chop, clap, clip, clout, crack, cuff, dab, douse [British], fillip, hack, haymaker, hit, hook, knock, larrup [dialect], lash, lick, pelt, pick, plump, poke, pound, punch, rap, slam, slap, slug, smack, smash, sock, spank, stinger, stripe, stroke, swat, blow, switch, thud, thump, thwack, wallop, welt, whack, wham, whop (also whap)Words Related to swipe counter, counterblow, counterpunch, counterstroke; body blow, hand, kick, knee, left, one-two, rabbit punch, right, right-hander, roundhouse, shiver, sidewinder, sucker punch, swing, uppercut; cruncher, kayo, knockdown, knockout, KO; bastinado (or bastinade), battering, beating, bludgeoning, clobbering, cudgeling (or cudgelling), drubbing, hammering, lambasting, licking, pasting, pounding, pummeling (also pummelling), thrashing; flogging, walloping, whip, whipping


swipe

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of swipe

  1. 1 to come into usually forceful contact with something a blindfolded partygoer swiping at the piñata with a stick Synonyms of swipe bang, bash, bump, collide, crash, impact, impinge, knock, ram, slam, smash, strike, hit, thudWords Related to swipe bounce, carom, clunk, glance, rebound, ricochet, skim, skip; contact, land, touch; brush, graze, kiss, nudge, scrape, shave, sweep; bulldoze, jostle, muscle, press, pushNear Antonyms of swipe miss, skirt

  2. 2 to deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner that car just swiped the fender of our car Synonyms of swipe bang, bash, bat, belt, biff, bludgeon, bob, bonk, bop, box, bust, clap, clip, clobber, clock, clout, crack, hammer, knock, nail, paste, pound, punch, rap, slam, slap, slog, slug, smack, smite, sock, strike, swat, hit, tag, thump, thwack, wallop, whack, whale, zapWords Related to swipe batter, beat, buffet, bung, chop, cuff, drub, lace, lambaste (or lambast), lick, mangle, maul, pelt, pepper, pommel, pummel, rough; scuff; bunt, flick, stroke, tap; bump, butt, jab, jostle, kick, knee, poke, prod, push, shove, stamp; bowl (down or over), cream, deck, dump [slang], fell, floor, knock down, level; rabbit-punch, sucker punch; cane, club, cudgel, flail, flog, lash, sap, slash, sledge, sledgehammer, spear, stab, switch, thrash, whip; bean, brain, conk, skull

  3. 3 to take (something) without right and with an intent to keep somebody swiped the stop sign that used to be on the corner Synonyms of swipe appropriate, boost [slang], filch, heist, hook, lift, misappropriate, nick [British slang], nip, pilfer, pinch, pocket, purloin, rip off, snitch, steal, thieveWords Related to swipe burglarize, knock over, rob; loot, pillage, plunder, sack; carjack, hijack (also highjack); pick, rifle; poach, rustle, shoplift; collar, grab, grasp, nail, seize, snatch, take; mooch, sponge; abduct, kidnap, shanghai, spiritNear Antonyms of swipe buy, purchase; bestow, contribute, donate, give, hand over, present



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