Synonyms for lash

Synonyms for (noun) lash

Synonyms: lash, whip, whiplash

Definition: a quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object

Usage: the whip raised a red welt

Similar words: blow

Definition: a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon

Usage: a blow on the head


Synonyms: lash, thong

Definition: leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip

Similar words: leather strip

Definition: implement consisting of a strip of leather


Synonyms: eyelash, cilium, lash

Definition: any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids

Similar words: hair

Definition: a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss

Usage: he combed his hair; each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells

Synonyms for (verb) lash

Synonyms: lash

Definition: bind with a rope, chain, or cord

Usage: lash the horse

Similar words: tie, bind

Definition: fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord

Usage: They tied their victim to the chair


Synonyms: lash, whip

Definition: strike as if by whipping

Usage: The curtain whipped her face

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: slash, welt, whip, lash, lather, strap, trounce, flog

Definition: beat severely with a whip or rod

Usage: The teacher often flogged the students; The children were severely trounced

Similar words: work over, beat, beat up

Definition: give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression

Usage: Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night; The teacher used to beat the students


Synonyms: lash

Definition: lash or flick about sharply

Usage: The lion lashed its tail

Similar words: sway, swing

Definition: move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner

Usage: He swung back