HyperDic: thresh

English > 4 senses of the word thresh:
VERBmotionthresh, convulse, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitatemove or stir about violently
motionthresh, flailmove like a flail
contactthresh, thrashbeat the seeds out of a grain
contactthresh, thrash, lam, flailgive a thrashing to
thresh > pronunciation
Soundsthreh'sh
Rhymesafresh ... resh: 12 rhymes with ehsh...
English > thresh: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove or stir about violently.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsconvulse, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitate
Narrowerwhipthrash about flexibly in the manner of a whiplash
Broadershake, agitateMove or cause to move back and forth
Spanishacuchillar, agitar, convelerse, dar vueltas, moverse agitadamente, reducir, sacudirse, sacudir, trillar, vapulear
Catalanconvulsar, crispar, remenar
English > thresh: 4 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove like a flail; thresh about.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymflail
Broaderbeat, flapMove with a flapping motion
Spanishagitar violentamente, sacudir
English > thresh: 4 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningBeat the seeds out of a grain.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe fighter managed to thresh his opponent
Synonymthrash
Categoryfarming, agriculture, husbandryThe practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
Broaderbeathit repeatedly
Spanishdesgranar, trillar
Catalantrillar
Nounsthreshera farm machine for separating seeds or grain from the husks and straw
threshingthe separation of grain or seeds from the husks and straw
English > thresh: 4 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningGive a thrashing to; beat hard.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to thresh the prisoners
Synonymsthrash, lam, flail
Broaderbeat, beat up, work overGive a beating to
Similar tocream, bat, clobber, drub, thrash, lickBeat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight
Spanishdesgranar, zurrar
Catalanapallissar, estomacar

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