Synonyms for dab

Synonyms for (noun) dab

Synonyms: dab, tap, pat

Definition: a light touch or stroke

Similar words: touch, touching

Definition: the act of putting two things together with no space between them

Usage: at his touch the room filled with lights


Synonyms: dab, splash, splatter

Definition: a small quantity of something moist or liquid

Usage: a dab of paint; a splatter of mud; just a splash of whiskey

Similar words: small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

Definition: an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

Synonyms for (verb) dab

Synonyms: pat, dab

Definition: hit lightly

Usage: pat him on the shoulder

Similar words: strike

Definition: deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon

Usage: The teacher struck the child; the opponent refused to strike; The boxer struck the attacker dead


Synonyms: dab, swab, swob

Definition: apply (usually a liquid) to a surface

Usage: dab the wall with paint

Similar words: apply, put on

Definition: apply to a surface

Usage: She applied paint to the back of the house; Put on make-up!