HyperDic: thrash

English > 8 senses of the word thrash:
VERBcontactthrash, thresh, lam, flailgive a thrashing to
motionthrash, convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitatemove or stir about violently
motionthrash, slam dance, slam, moshdance the slam dance
motionthrashbeat so fast that (the heart's) output starts dropping until (it) does not manage to pump out blood at all
motionthrashmove data into and out of core rather than performing useful computation
contactthrash, threshbeat the seeds out of a grain
contactthrash, cream, bat, clobber, drub, lickbeat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight
NOUNactthrasha swimming kick used while treading water
thrash > pronunciation
Soundsthrae'sh
Rhymesabash ... whiplash: 38 rhymes with aesh...
English > thrash: 8 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA swimming kick used while treading water.
Part oftreading waterA stroke that keeps the head above water by thrashing the legs and arms
Broaderswimming kickA movement of the legs in swimming
Spanishpataleo
Verbsthrashmove or stir about violently
English > thrash: 8 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningGive a thrashing to; beat hard.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to thrash the prisoners
Synonymsthresh, 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
Nounsthrashingthe act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
English > thrash: 8 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove or stir about violently.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed"
Synonymsconvulse, thresh, thresh about, 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
Nounsthrasha swimming kick used while treading water
English > thrash: 8 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningdance the slam dance.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue thrash
Synonymsslam dance, slam, mosh
Broaderdance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toeMove in a pattern
Spanishbailar estilo mosh, bailar slam, slam
English > thrash: 8 senses > verb 4, motion
Meaningbeat so fast that (the heart's) output starts dropping until (it) does not manage to pump out blood at all.
PatternSomething ----s
Broaderbeat, pound, thumpMove rhythmically
English > thrash: 8 senses > verb 5, motion
MeaningMove data into and out of core rather than performing useful computation.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example"The system is thrashing again!"
BroaderswapMove (a piece of a program) into memory, in computer science
English > thrash: 8 senses > verb 6, contact
MeaningBeat the seeds out of a grain.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymthresh
Categoryfarming, agriculture, husbandryThe practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
Broaderbeathit repeatedly
Spanishdesgranar, trillar
Catalantrillar
Nounsthrashera farm machine for separating seeds or grain from the husks and straw
English > thrash: 8 senses > verb 7, contact
MeaningBeat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThe fighter managed to thrash his opponent
Synonymscream, bat, clobber, drub, lick
Broaderbeat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquishCome out better in a competition, race, or conflict
Similar tothrash, thresh, lam, flailGive a thrashing to
Spanishbatear, moler
Nounsthrashinga sound defeat

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