Synonyms for thrash

Synonyms for (noun) thrash

Synonyms: thrash

Definition: a swimming kick used while treading water

Similar words: swimming kick

Definition: a movement of the legs in swimming

Synonyms for (verb) thrash

Synonyms: clobber, thrash, lick, drub, cream, bat

Definition: beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight

Usage: We licked the other team on Sunday!

Similar words: trounce, crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out

Definition: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

Usage: Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game


Synonyms: flail, lam, thrash, thresh

Definition: give a thrashing to; beat hard

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: thrash, thresh

Definition: beat the seeds out of a grain

Similar words: beat

Definition: hit repeatedly

Usage: beat on the door; beat the table with his shoe


Synonyms: thrash

Definition: move data into and out of core rather than performing useful computation

Usage: The system is thrashing again!

Similar words: swap

Definition: move (a piece of a program) into memory, in computer science


Synonyms: thrash

Definition: beat so fast that (the heart's) output starts dropping until (it) does not manage to pump out blood at all

Similar words: pound, thump, beat

Definition: move rhythmically

Usage: Her heart was beating fast


Synonyms: thrash, thrash about, thresh, thresh about, toss, slash, convulse, jactitate

Definition: move or stir about violently

Usage: The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed

Similar words: shake, agitate

Definition: move or cause to move back and forth

Usage: The chemist shook the flask vigorously; My hands were shaking


Synonyms: slam, slam dance, mosh, thrash

Definition: dance the slam dance

Similar words: trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe, dance

Definition: move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance

Usage: My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio