This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

Another word for stab

a-z
Verb
  1. To cause to penetrate with force

      1. To cause to project or extend:
      2. To push with sudden force; shove; drive
      3. To push or drive quickly and forcefully:
      1. (Sports) To execute (a landing or dismount) in gymnastics so that the feet do not move after they hit the ground.
      2. To prop (a vine, etc.) with a stick or sticks
      3. To pierce, puncture, or penetrate with a pointed instrument:
      1. To fall or drop to a lower level, especially to go down slowly or in stages:
      2. To go below the surface of water or another liquid:
      3. To cause to submerge or go beneath the surface
      1. To subject oneself or be subjected to:
      2. (--- Informal) To depart; leave:
      3. To do or carry out:
      1. To strike or drive against with a heavy impact; butt:
      2. To force into place; press or drive down
      3. To move rapidly
      1. To enter or move headlong through something:
      2. To fall rapidly:
      3. To use a plunger to try to unblock (a drain, for example).
      1. To force to go through or penetrate:
      2. (Basketball) To drive through (the lane)
      3. To drive a blow, ball, missile, etc.
      1. To loosen, turn over, or remove earth or other material.
      2. To uncover and get from the ground or another surface in this way
      3. To break and turn up or remove (ground, etc.) with a spade or other tool, or with hands, claws, snout, etc.
    See also:

    put in

Noun
  1. A small mark or hole made by a sharp, pointed object

      1. The act or an instance of perforating or piercing
      2. A hole made by a sharp point, as in an automobile tire, the skin, etc.
      1. (Vulgar Slang) A person considered to be mean or contemptible, especially a man.
      2. A small, sharp, local pain, such as that made by a needle or bee sting.
      3. A sharp pain caused by or as if by being pricked
      1. A perforating or being perforated
      2. A hole made by piercing, ulceration, etc.
      3. A hole or series of holes punched or bored through something, especially a hole in a series, separating sections in a sheet or roll.
    See also:

    open

    marks

  2. A sensation of physical discomfort occurring as the result of disease or injury

      1. A condition of great wretchedness or suffering because of pain, sorrow, poverty, etc.; distress
      2. The state of suffering and want as a result of physical circumstances or extreme poverty.
      3. A cause of such suffering; pain, sorrow, poverty, squalor, etc.
      1. A mental or emotional pain:
      2. A sharp, sudden physical pain.
      3. A sudden, brief, darting pain or pang
      1. A condition of extreme difficulty or trouble:
      2. A spasm or pang of pain
      3. A severe pang or spasm of pain, as in childbirth.
      1. (Informal) The least part; a bit:
      2. A sudden, sharp pain in the side or back
      3. A way of arranging the threads in sewing, knitting, crocheting, or suturing:
      1. The ability or power to sting or wound
      2. A sharp-pointed organ in insects and certain other animals, used to prick, wound, or inject poison
      3. A pain or wound resulting from or as from stinging
      1. (Slang) Intelligence; expertise:
      2. Sharp pain or anguish:
      3. A smarting sensation, pain or distress
      1. A small hard pointed outgrowth of the epidermis of a plant, in contrast to a modified plant organ such as a spine or thorn.
      2. A prickly sensation; stinging or tingling
      3. A tingling sensation of mild discomfort.
      1. A small, sharp, local pain, such as that made by a needle or bee sting.
      2. A persistent or sharply painful feeling of sorrow or remorse.
      3. A sharp pain caused by or as if by being pricked
      1. A sudden sharp feeling of emotional distress:
      2. A sudden, sharp, and brief pain, physical or emotional
      3. A sudden sharp bodily pain:
      1. An unpleasant feeling occurring as a result of injury or disease, usually localized in some part of the body:
      2. (Informal) A source of annoyance; a nuisance:
      3. Bodily suffering characterized by such feelings:
      1. A longing or desire.
      2. A painful sorrow.
      3. A dull, steady pain.
    See also:

    pain

  3. A trying to do or make something

      1. The analysis of an ore, alloy, drug, etc. to determine the nature, proportion, or purity of the ingredients
      2. A substance to be thus tested or analyzed
      3. The result of such an analysis.
      1. Something that has been taken
      2. A quantity collected at one time, especially the amount of profit or receipts taken on a business venture or from ticket sales at a sporting event.
      3. An attempt or a try:
      1. A continuous succession of images as taken on film, videotape, or by a live TV camera
      2. One who shoots in a particular way:
      3. Any attempt or try
      1. (Sports) In Rugby, an act of advancing the ball past the opponent's goal line and grounding it there for a score of three points.
      2. (Rugby) A scoring play in which the ball is grounded on or behind the opponent's goal line
      3. The act or an instance of trying; attempt; effort; trial
      1. The act or process of testing, trying, or putting to the proof:
      2. A trying, troublesome, or annoying person or thing:
      3. (Law) A proceeding in which opposing parties in a dispute present evidence and make arguments on the application of the law before a judge or jury:
      1. (Law) A proposal supported by adequate consideration, the full and complete acceptance of which constitutes a contract
      2. Something offered; presentation, proposal, suggestion, bid, etc.
      3. Something, such as a suggestion, proposal, bid, or recommendation, that is offered:
      1. (Brit., Informal) A quantity given or taken at one time
      2. (Informal) A try; attempt; endeavor
      3. An attempt; an effort:
      1. A testing or trial of the value or nature of a thing:
      2. A written composition of moderate length exploring a particular issue or subject.
      3. A short literary composition of an analytical, interpretive, or reflective kind, dealing with its subject in a nontechnical, limited, often unsystematic way and, usually, expressive of the author's outlook and personality
      1. Enterprise; assiduous or persistent activity.
      2. A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end; an earnest attempt.
      3. A sincere attempt; a determined or assiduous effort towards a specific goal.
      1. Something done or produced through exertion; an achievement:
      2. The using of energy to get something done; exertion of strength or mental power
      3. A try, esp. a hard try; attempt; endeavor
      1. A partial split or break; a fissure.
      2. An attempt or try:
      3. (Slang) Hard, pebblelike pieces of highly purified cocaine prepared for smoking: a highly potent and addictive form of cocaine
      1. An attack; an assault:
      2. An effort or a try.
    See also:

    try

  4. A brief trial

      1. A round of parties, etc., one after another
      2. Something, such as a cloud of dust, that whirls or is whirled.
      3. (Informal) A brief or experimental try:
      1. A sharp, swift blow.
      2. The sound of this
      3. The sound made by a sharp, swift blow.
      1. Any attempt or try
      2. One who shoots in a particular way:
      3. A chance at odds; something to bet on:
      1. A brief, casual sexual or romantic relationship.
      2. (Informal) A usually brief attempt or effort:
      3. (Informal) A trial effort; try
      1. (Sports) In Rugby, an act of advancing the ball past the opponent's goal line and grounding it there for a score of three points.
      2. The act or an instance of trying; attempt; effort; trial
      3. (Rugby) A scoring play in which the ball is grounded on or behind the opponent's goal line
      1. (Cribbage) A call made by a player who cannot play a card because any card in his hand will carry the count above 31
      2. (Informal) A try; attempt; endeavor
      3. (Informal) Energy; vitality:
      1. A moment; an instant:
      2. (Slang) Hard, pebblelike pieces of highly purified cocaine prepared for smoking: a highly potent and addictive form of cocaine
      3. A partial split or break; a fissure.
    See also:

    try

Another word for stab

Noun
Verb
      1. To use a knife on, especially to stab; wound with a knife.
      2. To cut or slash a way through something with or as if with a knife:
      3. To cut or stab with a knife
      1. To strike, wound, or kill with a saber
      2. To hit, injure, or kill with a saber.
      1. To prod, stab, or kill with this weapon.
      1. To cause to come into contact:
      2. To perform (a shot or maneuver) successfully:
      3. (Baseball) To get (a specified result) while batting the ball
      1. To reduce or put an end to, as if by a puncture
      2. To depreciate or deflate:
      3. To be pierced or punctured:
      1. (--- Sports) To hit, throw, or impel a ball or other missile forcibly.
      2. To force to go through or penetrate:
      3. To drive a blow, ball, missile, etc.
      1. To pierce or puncture something or cause a pricking feeling.
      2. To cause to feel sharp pain in
      3. To cause to stand erect or point upward:
      1. To push with sudden force; shove; drive
      2. To cause to project or extend:
      3. To push or drive quickly and forcefully:
      1. To have or produce a feeling of physical pain or discomfort:
      2. To cause physical damage or pain to (an individual or a body part); injure:
      3. To give or have the sensation of pain; be sore
      1. To hit, drive, or throw (a ball) so that it spins
      2. To go directly and often hastily:
      3. To perform:
      1. (Sports) To execute (a landing or dismount) in gymnastics so that the feet do not move after they hit the ground.
      2. To prop (a vine, etc.) with a stick or sticks
      3. To pierce, puncture, or penetrate with a pointed instrument:
      1. To inflict a wound or wounds (on or upon); hurt; injure
      2. To inflict wounds or a wound on.
      3. Simple past tense and past participle of wind.
      1. To pass into or through as a pointed instrument does; penetrate; stab
      2. To penetrate into or through something:
      3. To cut or pass through with or as if with a sharp instrument; stab or penetrate.
      1. To pierce or impale with a pointed weapon or object.
      2. To pierce through with or as if with something pointed
      3. To capture or hold the attention of completely; hold spellbound
    See also:

    kill

Idioms: