HyperDic: brandish

English > 3 senses of the word brandish:
VERBcontactbrandish, flourish, wavemove or swing back and forth
perceptionbrandishexhibit aggressively
NOUNcommunicationbrandish, flourishthe act of waving
brandish > pronunciation
Soundsbrae'ndihsh
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > brandish: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe act of waving.
Synonymflourish
Broaderwave, waving, waftureThe act of signaling by a movement of the hand
Verbsbrandishmove or swing back and forth
English > brandish: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningMove or swing back and forth.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsflourish, wave
Entailshold, take holdHave or hold in one's hands or grip
NarrowerwigwagSend a signal by waving a flag or a light according to a certain code
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishagitar, balancear, blandir, esgrimir, ondear, ondular, prosperar
Catalanbrandar, brandejar, prosperar
Nounsbrandishthe act of waving
English > brandish: 3 senses > verb 2, perception
MeaningExhibit aggressively.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"brandish a sword"
Broaderexpose, exhibit, displayTo show, make visible or apparent
Spanishblandir
Catalanbrandar, brandejar, brandir

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