Synonyms for punt

Synonyms for (noun) punt

Synonyms: punt, punting

Definition: (football) a kick in which the football is dropped from the hands and kicked before it touches the ground

Usage: the punt traveled 50 yards; punting is an important part of the game

Similar words: boot, kick, kicking

Definition: the act of delivering a blow with the foot

Usage: he gave the ball a powerful kick; the team's kicking was excellent

Synonyms: punt

Definition: an open flat-bottomed boat used in shallow waters and propelled by a long pole

Similar words: boat

Definition: a small vessel for travel on water

Synonyms: Irish pound, Irish punt, pound, punt

Definition: formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence

Similar words: Irish monetary unit

Definition: monetary unit in Eire

Synonyms for (verb) punt

Synonyms: punt, stake, gage, game, back, bet on

Definition: place a bet on

Usage: Which horse are you backing?; I'm betting on the new horse

Similar words: play, bet, wager

Definition: stake on the outcome of an issue

Usage: I bet $100 on that new horse; She played all her money on the dark horse

Synonyms: pole, punt

Definition: propel with a pole

Usage: pole barges on the river; We went punting in Cambridge

Similar words: impel, propel

Definition: cause to move forward with force

Usage: Steam propels this ship

Synonyms: punt

Definition: kick the ball

Similar words: kick

Definition: drive or propel with the foot

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