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notch

notch

 
 
pronunciation:
nach
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a V-shaped cut or indentation in an edge or object.
synonyms:
indent, score
similar words:
clip, cut, gouge, groove, hack, incision, nick, nock, slit
definition 2: such a cut made as a scorekeeping device.
synonyms:
score
definition 3: (informal) a step or degree.
That make of car is a notch above all others in its price range.
synonyms:
grade, level
similar words:
degree, rank, stage, step
definition 4: a narrow passage or opening between mountains; gap.
synonyms:
defile, gap
similar words:
gorge, pass, passage
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: notched, notches, notching
definition 1: to cut or create a notch or notches in.
synonyms:
score
similar words:
chip, cut, gash, gouge, groove, incise, indent, jag, nick, nock, pink, scarify, serrate, slit
definition 2: to record with a notch or notches.
similar words:
record, score, tally
definition 3: to score or achieve (a win or the like).
She notched her second tennis championship.
synonyms:
score, win
similar words:
capture
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