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dab1

dab1

 
pronunciation:
daeb
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: dabbed, dabbing, dabs
definition 1: to pat or press lightly.
I dabbed the stain with a sponge.
similar words:
blot, pat, sponge
definition 2: to put on with light patting touches.
She dabbed some perfume behind her ears.
similar words:
apply, daub, paint, smear
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a light pressing or patting stroke.
The kitten gave my face a dab with its paw.
similar words:
pat
definition 2: a small moist bit.
A dab of paint fell on the rug.
synonyms:
daub
similar words:
drop, smear
definition 3: a small amount.
Put a dab of salt in the soup.
synonyms:
bit, dash, drop, pinch
similar words:
hint, lick, mite, speck, suggestion, touch, trace, trifle
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