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The bushy tip of the tail of certain animals:
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  1. The bushy tip of the tail of certain animals:
  2. An abrupt, sharp, lashing movement, as with a switch
  3. A separate tress or plait of natural or synthetic hair bound at one end and used by women as part of a coiffure
Any of several straplike parts or things, as a shoulder strap, a loop for pulling on boots, a razor strop, etc.
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  1. Any of several straplike parts or things, as a shoulder strap, a loop for pulling on boots, a razor strop, etc.
  2. A thin flat metal or plastic band used for fastening or clamping objects together or into position.
  3. A narrow strip or band of leather or other flexible material, often with a buckle or similar fastener at one end, for binding or securing things
A stick or switch, or a bundle of sticks or switches, for beating as punishment
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  1. A stick or switch, or a bundle of sticks or switches, for beating as punishment
  2. Any straight, or almost straight, stick, shaft, bar, staff, etc., of wood, metal, or other material
  3. A thin straight piece or bar of material, such as metal or wood, often having a particular function or use, as:
One, such as a monarch or dictator, that rules or governs.
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  1. One, such as a monarch or dictator, that rules or governs.
  2. A person or device that rules lines on paper, etc.
  3. A thin strip of wood, metal, etc. with a straight edge and markings in whole and fractional units of length, as inches or centimeters, used in drawing straight lines, measuring length, etc.
A slender, strong but often flexible stem, as of certain bamboos, reeds, or rattans.
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  1. A slender, strong but often flexible stem, as of certain bamboos, reeds, or rattans.
  2. Any plant with such a stem, as sugar cane or sorghum
  3. A glass cylinder made of smaller, variously colored glass rods that have been fused together, used in glassmaking.
The flexible portion of a whip, such as a plait or thong.
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  1. The flexible portion of a whip, such as a plait or thong.
  2. A stroke with or as with a whip; switch
  3. A lacerating presence or power:
A means of inflicting severe suffering, vengeance, or punishment.
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  1. A means of inflicting severe suffering, vengeance, or punishment.
  2. A whip or other instrument for flogging
  3. A small whip used to inflict punishment.
A leather whip formerly used in Russia to flog criminals
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  1. A leather whip formerly used in Russia to flog criminals
(Nautical) A whip having nine, often knotted, whipcords, formerly used for flogging as naval punishment. [from late 17th c.]
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  1. (Nautical) A whip having nine, often knotted, whipcords, formerly used for flogging as naval punishment. [from late 17th c.]
  2. A similarly constructed leather nine-tail whip, as used in British penal colonies and certain armies.
A sandal held on the foot by a strip that fits between the first and second toes and is connected to a strap usually passing over the top or around the sides of the foot.
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  1. A sandal held on the foot by a strip that fits between the first and second toes and is connected to a strap usually passing over the top or around the sides of the foot.
  2. A narrow strip of leather, etc. used as a lace, strap, etc.
  3. A kind of bikini swimsuit bottom having only a narrow strip of fabric that goes between the legs and attaches in back to a waistband, so as to show the buttocks
A long, heavy whip of braided leather or rawhide
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  1. A long, heavy whip of braided leather or rawhide
  2. Any of various black or dark-colored snakes, esp. a slender, harmless racer (Coluber constrictor) found in the U.S.
A whip for driving or managing horses
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  1. A whip for driving or managing horses
  2. A whip used to control a horse.
Riding crop, horse whip
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  1. Riding crop, horse whip
A riding whip with a short, stiff handle and a lash made of two or more loose thongs.
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  1. A riding whip with a short, stiff handle and a lash made of two or more loose thongs.
  2. A riding whip with a braided leather lash and a short handle
Alternative spelling of tawse.
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  1. Alternative spelling of tawse.
  2. Plural form of taw
To move wildly or violently:
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  1. To move wildly or violently:
  2. To move or toss about violently, flinging the arms, legs, etc. about wildly or vigorously
  3. To sail (a boat) against opposing winds or tides.
(Informal) To actively promote or deal in
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  1. (Informal) To actively promote or deal in
  2. To beat severely with a whip or rod.
  3. To beat with a strap, stick, whip, etc., esp. as punishment
To swing or move quickly or angrily; switch
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  1. To swing or move quickly or angrily; switch
  2. To beat; flail:
  3. To strike or drive with or as with a lash; flog
To afflict with severe or widespread suffering and devastation; ravage.
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  1. To afflict with severe or widespread suffering and devastation; ravage.
  2. To flog.
  3. To whip or flog
To use a router in woodworking.
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  1. To use a router in woodworking.
  2. To drive or force out as if by digging; eject:
  3. To defeat overwhelmingly.
To beat; thrash; flog
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  1. To beat; thrash; flog
  2. To defeat decisively:
  3. (Informal) To defeat soundly
To do more or better than (another) in performance or action.
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  1. To do more or better than (another) in performance or action.
  2. To exceed or surpass
  3. To excel; go beyond in performance; surpass.
To shape or break by repeated blows; forge:
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  1. To shape or break by repeated blows; forge:
  2. To fall in torrents:
  3. To emit sound when struck:
To add or mix in (an ingredient, for example) into a liquid or mixture by moving an implement:
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  1. To add or mix in (an ingredient, for example) into a liquid or mixture by moving an implement:
  2. To pass an implement through (a liquid, for example), usually in circular motions, so as to mix or cool the contents:
  3. To stir or mix a liquid or mixture:
To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
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  1. To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
  2. To move, remove, carry, brush (away, off, out, etc.) forcefully and speedily, as with a quick, sweeping motion
  3. To move quickly, nimbly, or briskly
(Informal) To avoid or counter the effects of, often by thinking ahead; circumvent:
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  1. (Informal) To avoid or counter the effects of, often by thinking ahead; circumvent:
  2. To emit sound when struck:
  3. To shape or break by repeated blows; forge:
(Informal) To actively promote or deal in
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  1. (Informal) To actively promote or deal in
  2. To beat severely with a whip or rod.
  3. To beat with a strap, stick, whip, etc., esp. as punishment
To conceal from the knowledge of others; keep secret
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  1. To conceal from the knowledge of others; keep secret
  2. To prevent the disclosure or recognition of; conceal:
  3. To cut off from sight; cover up:
To fasten or tie with a rope, etc.
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  1. To fasten or tie with a rope, etc.
  2. To swing or move quickly or angrily; switch
  3. To move quickly or violently; switch
To give a severe beating to; flog
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  1. To give a severe beating to; flog
  2. To move or toss about violently, flinging the arms, legs, etc. about wildly or vigorously
  3. To move wildly or violently:
To decorate, especially by adding a border or contrasting element:
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  1. To decorate, especially by adding a border or contrasting element:
  2. To cut (something) down to the required size or shape
  3. To beat, punish, thrash, etc.
To lap or flicker at like a tongue:
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  1. To lap or flicker at like a tongue:
  2. To bring into a certain condition by passing the tongue over
  3. (Slang) To beat or thrash.
To shape or break by repeated blows; forge:
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  1. To shape or break by repeated blows; forge:
  2. To fall in torrents:
  3. To emit sound when struck:
To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
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  1. To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
  2. To move, remove, carry, brush (away, off, out, etc.) forcefully and speedily, as with a quick, sweeping motion
  3. To move quickly, nimbly, or briskly
To arrive or finish before (another):
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  1. To arrive or finish before (another):
  2. (Informal) To be superior to or better than:
  3. To take beating or stirring
In the most excellent manner; in the most suitable way
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  1. In the most excellent manner; in the most suitable way
  2. To get the better of; beat:
  3. Well
To get possession or control of by or as by winning a war
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  1. To get possession or control of by or as by winning a war
  2. To eliminate or minimize (a difficulty, for example):
  3. To overcome by physical, mental, or moral force; get the better of; defeat
(Law) To frustrate the enforcement of (a motion, for example).
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  1. (Law) To frustrate the enforcement of (a motion, for example).
  2. To be beyond the comprehension of; mystify:
  3. To do better than (another) in a competition or battle; win victory over; beat:
To become very skilled in or knowledgeable about:
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  1. To become very skilled in or knowledgeable about:
  2. To become an expert in (an art, science, etc.)
  3. To become master of; control, conquer, etc.
To deal with successfully; prevail over; surmount:
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  1. To deal with successfully; prevail over; surmount:
  2. To defeat (another) in competition or conflict:
  3. To get the better of in competition, struggle, etc.; conquer
To poke around; rummage.
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  1. To poke around; rummage.
  2. To use a router in woodworking.
  3. To dig up or turn over with the snout
To make less intense or prominent; reduce or tone down:
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  1. To make less intense or prominent; reduce or tone down:
  2. To subjugate (a region or people, for example) by military force.
  3. To bring under control by physical force, persuasion, or other means; overcome:
To make subordinate or subject to the dominion of something else:
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  1. To make subordinate or subject to the dominion of something else:
  2. To cause to become subservient; subdue
  3. To bring under control, especially by military force; conquer.
(Obs.) To surpass or exceed; go beyond
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  1. (Obs.) To surpass or exceed; go beyond
  2. To overcome (an obstacle, for example); triumph over.
  3. To get the better of; conquer; overcome
To defeat in a contest, conflict, or competition.
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  1. To defeat in a contest, conflict, or competition.
  2. To overcome (a feeling, condition, etc.); suppress
  3. To overcome or subdue (an emotion, for example); suppress:
To a degree that is most bad, evil, unpleasant, etc.
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  1. To a degree that is most bad, evil, unpleasant, etc.
  2. In the worst manner
  3. To get the better of; defeat
(Obs.) To prepare; fit out; dress
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  1. (Obs.) To prepare; fit out; dress
  2. To cut (something) down to the required size or shape
  3. To change one's opinions or viewpoint so as to satisfy opposing factions, etc.; compromise
To hit an ace on (a hole) in golf.
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  1. To hit an ace on (a hole) in golf.
  2. (Informal) To do very well, esp., by earning a grade of A, in, on, etc.
  3. (Slang) To defeat completely; get the best of
To move lightly and quickly, as a flame
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  1. To move lightly and quickly, as a flame
  2. To lap or flicker at like a tongue:
  3. To bring into a certain condition by passing the tongue over
Find another word for whip. In this page you can discover 73 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for whip, like: switch, strap, rod, birch rod, ruler, cane, lash, scourge, knotted cord, knout and cat-o-nine-tails.