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lash1

lash1

 
 
pronunciation:
laesh
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a whip or the striking part of a whip.
synonyms:
whip
similar words:
cowhide, rod
definition 2: a stroke, sweep, or blow by a whip.
The lash of the whip made the horse run faster.
similar words:
blow, strike, stroke
definition 3: a beating, as though with a whip.
The lash of the waves against the shore washed the sand away.
similar words:
rod, strike
definition 4: an eyelash.
synonyms:
eyelash
similar words:
fringe, hair
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: lashed, lashes, lashing
definition 1: to strike with, or as if with, a whip.
He lashed the prisoner to punish him.
synonyms:
whip
similar words:
strap, thrash
definition 2: to beat or beat against.
Rain lashed the window.
synonyms:
thrash, whip
similar words:
beat, dash, flail, strap
definition 3: to attack someone or something with words (often followed by "out").
I lashed out at him when I was angry.
similar words:
attack, scold
definition 4: to move suddenly or with force; whip.
The tiger's tail lashed back and forth.
synonyms:
sweep, whip
similar words:
dash, thrash, thrust
derivations: lashingly (adv.), lasher (n.)