HyperDic: throb

English > 5 senses of the word throb:
VERBperceptionthrobpulsate or pound with abnormal force
motionthrob, pulsate, pulseexpand and contract rhythmically
motionthrob, shudder, shiver, thrilltremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement / excitement
NOUNstatethroba deep pulsating type of pain
eventthrob, throbbing, poundingan instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart)
throb > pronunciation
Soundsthraa'b
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English > throb: 5 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA deep pulsating type of pain.
Broaderpain, hurtingA symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
Verbsthrobpulsate or pound with abnormal force
English > throb: 5 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningAn instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart).
Example"he felt a throbbing in his head"
Synonymsthrobbing, pounding
Broaderpulse, pulsation, heartbeat, beatThe rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
Spanishpalpitación
Catalanpalpitació
Verbsthrobexpand and contract rhythmically
throbpulsate or pound with abnormal force
English > throb: 5 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningpulsate or pound with abnormal force.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody's (body part) ----s
Examples
  • "my head is throbbing"
  • "Her heart was throbbing"
Narrowertwangtwitch / twitch or throb with pain
Broaderache, smart, hurtBe the source of pain
Spanishlatir, palpitar
Catalanbategar, betegar
Nounsthrob, throbbingan instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart)
throba deep pulsating type of pain
English > throb: 5 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningExpand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe crowds throb in the streets; The streets throb with crowds
Synonymspulsate, pulse
Caused bypulseDrive by or as if by pulsation
Broaderbeat, pound, thumpMove rhythmically
Similar topulsate, beat, quiverMove with or as if with a regular alternating motion
Spanishlatir, palpitar, pulsar
Catalanpalpitar, polsar
Nounsthroban instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart)
English > throb: 5 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningtremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement / excitement.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsshudder, shiver, thrill
BroadertrembleMove or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways
Spanishestremecerse, estremecer, latir, palpitar, temblar, tiritar, vibrar
Catalanbategar, tremolar, vibrar

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