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Another word for punch

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Verb
  1. To hit with a quick, sharp blow of the hand

      1. To engage in a brief quarrel.
      2. To strike with a light spattering sound; slap.
      3. To strike with a quick, slapping sound
      1. (Informal) To hit or punch with a quick, sharp blow
      2. To fasten with or as if with a clip; hold tightly.
      3. To cut off the edge of:
      1. To strike or slap with a sharp, resounding blow
      2. To strike (someone or something) with a sharp blow; slap.
      3. (Slang) To murder (a person), often, specif., for pay
      1. To strike or try to strike something with a sharp blow:
      2. To strike or hit with a sharp blow:
      3. To hit with a quick, sharp blow
      1. To move along swiftly or smartly
      2. To move briskly or spiritedly.
      3. To strike with something flat, as the open hand, esp. on the buttocks, as in punishment
      1. To press (the lips) together and part them suddenly so as to make a smack
      2. To press together and open (the lips) quickly and noisily, as in eating or tasting.
      3. To give an indication; be suggestive. Often used with of:
      1. To put, throw, hit, etc. carelessly or with force
      2. To strike with something flat, specif. the palm of the hand
      3. To impose (a fine, etc.) on a person, business, etc.
      1. To put a cuff or cuffs on
      2. To form a cuff or cuffs on.
      3. To strike, esp. with the open hand; slap
      1. (Informal) To smash or break, especially forcefully:
      2. (Slang) To hit; punch.
      3. To break or tame (a horse).
      1. To hit with the hand or fist; punch; slap
      2. To force one's way with difficulty:
      3. To cause repeated difficulty or harm to (a person or group):
      1. To provide with a box
      2. To put into a box, etc., as for storage or shipment
      3. To confine in or as if in a box.
Noun
  1. A quick, sharp blow, especially with the hand

      1. A larva of an oyster or similar bivalve that has settled by attaching to a surface.
      2. A quick, slapping sound
      3. A gaiterlike covering for the instep and ankle, usually of heavy cloth
      1. Any of various devices that clip or fasten things together, grip or hold something, etc.
      2. (Informal) A quick sharp blow:
      3. A piece of jewelry that fastens with a clasp or clip; a brooch.
      1. The sound of this
      2. A sharp, swift blow.
      3. The sound made by a sharp, swift blow.
      1. A special unit of a law enforcement agency, trained to deal with violence, riots, terrorism, etc.
      2. A sharp blow or hit.
      3. A quick, sharp blow, as with a bat or swatter
      1. A smack given in spanking
      2. A slap on the buttocks.
      1. (Slang) A dollar.
      2. A loud kiss.
      3. A person or thing that smacks
      1. A sharp blow with the hand or any flat object; slap
      2. A small amount; bit
      3. A fishing boat sailing under various rigs, according to size, and often having a well used to transport the catch to market.
      1. A sharp insult:
      2. A sharp blow made with the open hand or with a flat object; a smack.
      3. A blow or smack, esp. with something flat, specif. the palm of the hand
      1. A bracelet consisting of a curved, open-ended band, as of metal or resin, that fits the wrist firmly without a clasp.
      2. The band at the top of a sock.
      3. A band, often having an opening with a button closure, at the bottom of a sleeve.
      1. A piece chopped off
      2. A piece that has been chopped off, especially a cut of meat, usually taken from the rib, shoulder, or loin and containing a bone.
      3. A slice of lamb, pork, etc. cut, along with a piece of bone, from the rib, loin, or shoulder
      1. A woman's breasts.
      2. (Informal) A spree:
      3. A piece of sculpture representing the head, shoulders, and upper chest of a human body
      1. A meal at which guests serve themselves from various dishes displayed on a table or sideboard.
      2. A meal at which guests serve themselves from a buffet or table
      3. A piece of furniture with drawers and cupboards for dishes, table linen, silver, etc.; sideboard
      1. A small structure serving as a shelter:
      2. A slap or blow with the hand or fist:
      3. Box stall
  2. A quality of active mental and physical forcefulness

      1. A thin, crisp, usually circular cookie:
      2. The sound produced by rapid movement of a finger from the thumb tip to the base of the thumb.
      3. A snap bean.
      1. Power to live or go on living
      2. The characteristic, principle, or force that distinguishes living things from nonliving things.
      3. The capacity to live, grow, or develop:
      1. Liveliness or energy; enthusiasm.
      1. The capacity for natural growth and survival, as of plants or animals.
      2. Effective legal or binding force; validity
      3. Active or healthy growth
      1. Exuberant enthusiasm; spirit, dash, etc.
      2. Vitality; liveliness.
      3. Energy and enthusiasm in the expression of ideas, especially in artistic performance or composition:
      1. A white, tasteless, odorless substance found in potatoes, rice, corn, wheat, cassava, and many other vegetables: it is a granular solid, chemically a complex carbohydrate, (C6H10O5)n, and is used in adhesives, sizes, cooking, cosmetics, medicine, etc.
      2. Any of various substances, such as natural starch, used to stiffen cloth, as in laundering.
      3. A naturally abundant nutrient carbohydrate, (C6 H10 O5 )n , found chiefly in the seeds, fruits, tubers, roots, and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice, and varying widely in appearance according to source but commonly prepared as a white amorphous tasteless powder.
      1. In Morse and similar codes, the long sound or signal used in combination with the dot and silent intervals to represent letters or numbers.
      2. Dietary approaches to stop hypertension; a diet for lowering high blood pressure, emphasizing the consumption of foods low in saturated fats, trans fats, and sodium and high in fiber and protein, especially fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy products.
      3. A small quantity of something added
  3. An aggressive readiness along with energy to undertake taxing efforts

      1. A thing to be pushed so as to work a mechanism
      2. A provocation to action; a stimulus:
      3. (Informal) Aggressiveness; enterprise; drive
      1. Guts; spunk.
      2. (Obs.) Shrewdness in practical matters; common sense
      3. Boldness of enterprise; initiative or aggressiveness.
      1. Initiation of action motivated by energy and ambition.
      2. Enthusiastic and energetic drive or ambition
      1. The characteristic of originating new ideas or methods; ability to think and act without being urged; enterprise
      2. The power or ability to begin or to follow through energetically with a plan or task; enterprise and determination.
      3. The right of a group of citizens to introduce a matter for legislation either to the legislature or directly to the voters
      1. (Slang) An illicit or unethical way of doing business or obtaining money; a fraud or deceit:
      2. (Informal) Energetic action or effort; drive
      3. Energetic activity; drive.
      1. An undertaking; project
      2. An undertaking, especially one of some scope, complication, and risk.
      3. Industrious, systematic activity, especially when directed toward profit:
      1. Energy, push, or aggressiveness:
      2. A strong organized effort to accomplish a purpose:
      3. The means or apparatus for controlling and directing an automobile:
  4. A stimulating or intoxicating effect

      1. Fun:
      2. (Slang) Power; force:
      3. One's turn at kicking
      1. The power to strike a hard blow
      2. (Informal, Dial.) A heavy, clumsy movement of the body
      3. (Informal) A feeling of pleasurable excitement; thrill
      1. A pain or wound resulting from or as from stinging
      2. (Slang) A confidence game, especially one implemented by undercover agents to apprehend criminals.
      3. A keen stimulus or incitement; a goad or spur:
    See also:

    drugs

  5. The capacity to create a powerful effect

      1. The power to strike a hard blow
      2. (Informal, Dial.) A heavy, clumsy movement of the body
      3. A powerful effect:
      1. A striking together; violent contact; collision
      2. The effect or impression of one person or thing on another:
      3. The power of an event, idea, etc. to produce changes, move the feelings, etc.
    See also:

    affect

Another word for punch

Noun
  1. A blow

      1. A single uninterrupted movement, especially when repeated or in a back-and-forth motion:
      2. The manner or rate of executing such a movement:
      3. A sudden occurrence or result:
      1. A hit; sharp or resounding blow; rap, as on a door
      2. The sound of a sharp blow on a hard surface.
      3. A pounding or clanking noise made by an engine, often as a result of faulty fuel combustion.
      1. Continuous pressure of one part against another, as of a rafter against a wall
      2. Any sudden attack
      3. A forceful shove or push:
    See also:

    blow

  2. An instrument for denting or perforating].

Verb
  1. To hit

    See also:

    hit

  2. To perforate

    See also:

    penetrate