HyperDic: stab

English > 6 senses of the word stab:
VERBcontactstab, knifeuse a knife on
contactstab, jabstab or pierce
contactstab, jab, prod, poke, digpoke or thrust abruptly
NOUNfeelingstab, pang, twingea sudden sharp feeling
actstab, thrust, knife thrusta strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
actstab, shotinformal words / words for any attempt or effort
stab > pronunciation
Soundsstae'b
Rhymesab / Ab / AB ... taxicab: 20 rhymes with aeb...
English > stab: 6 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA sudden sharp feeling.
Example "she felt a stab of excitement"
Synonymspang, twinge
Narrowerguilt pangpangs of feeling guilty
BroaderfeelingThe experiencing of affective and emotional states
Spanishpunzada, remordimiento
English > stab: 6 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument.
Example"one strong stab to the heart killed him"
Synonymsthrust, knife thrust
Narrowerlunge, straight thrust, passado(fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward
remise(fencing) a second thrust made on the same lunge (as when your opponent fails to riposte)
BroaderblowA powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
Spanishcuchillada, cuchillazo, navajazo, puñalada, tajo
Catalanganivetada, intent, punyalada
Verbsstabstab or pierce
stabuse a knife on
English > stab: 6 senses > noun 3, act
Meaninginformal words / words for any attempt or effort.
Example "he took a stab at forecasting"
Synonymshot
Broaderattempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, tryearnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish / accomplish something
Spanishpuñalada
English > stab: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningUse a knife on.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to stab the prisoners
Synonymknife
Narrowerbayonetstab or kill someone with a bayonet
poniardstab with a poniard
Broaderinjure, woundCause injuries or bodily harm to
Spanishacuchillar, apuñalar
Catalanacoltellar, apunyalar, coltellejar
Nounsstaba strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
stabbersomeone who stabs another person
English > stab: 6 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningstab or pierce.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymjab
Narrowergoad, prickStab or urge on as if with a pointed stick
BroaderthrustPush forcefully
Spanishapuñalar, pinchar
Catalanapunyalar
Nounsstaba strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
stabbersomeone who stabs another person
English > stab: 6 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningpoke or thrust abruptly.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsjab, prod, poke, dig
BroaderthrustPush forcefully
Spanishaguijonear, apuñalar, atropellar, golpear, hincar, picar, pinchar
Catalanpicar, punxar

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