Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun lash

3 senses of lash

Sense 1
eyelash, lash, cilium -- (any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids)
       => hair -- (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; "he combed his hair"; "each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells")

Sense 2
lash, thong -- (leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip)
       => leather strip -- (implement consisting of a strip of leather)

Sense 3
whip, lash, whiplash -- (a quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object; "the whip raised a red welt")
       => blow -- (a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head")

Antonyms of verb lash

1 of 4 senses of lash

Sense 4
lash -- (bind with a rope, chain, or cord; "lash the horse")
       Antonym of unlash (Sense 1)
      => unlash -- (untie the lashing of; "unlash the horse")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb lash

4 senses of lash

Sense 1
flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce -- (beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced")
       => beat, beat up, work over -- (give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression; "Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"; "The teacher used to beat the students")

Sense 2
lash -- (lash or flick about sharply; "The lion lashed its tail")
       => swing, sway -- (move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner; "He swung back")

Sense 3
whip, lash -- (strike as if by whipping; "The curtain whipped her face")
       => strike -- (deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon; "The teacher struck the child"; "the opponent refused to strike"; "The boxer struck the attacker dead")

Sense 4
lash -- (bind with a rope, chain, or cord; "lash the horse")
       => tie, bind -- (fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair")

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