Synonyms for spear

Synonyms for (noun) spear

Synonyms: spear, shaft, lance

Definition: a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon

Similar words: arm, weapon, weapon system

Definition: any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting

Usage: he was licensed to carry a weapon


Synonyms: lance, spear, gig, fishgig, fizgig

Definition: an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish

Similar words: implement

Definition: instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end

Synonyms for (verb) spear

Synonyms: spear

Definition: pierce with a spear

Usage: spear fish

Similar words: empale, transfix, impale, spike

Definition: pierce with a sharp stake or point

Usage: impale a shrimp on a skewer


Synonyms: spear, spear up

Definition: thrust up like a spear

Usage: The branch speared up into the air

Similar words: protrude, project, stick out, jut, jut out

Definition: extend out or project in space

Usage: His sharp nose jutted out; A single rock sticks out from the cliff