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

2 senses of lashing

Sense 1
whipping, tanning, flogging, lashing, flagellation -- (beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment)
       => beating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whacking -- (the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows)

Sense 2
lashing -- (rope that is used for fastening something to something else; "the boats were held together by lashings")
       => rope -- (a strong line)
       => fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing -- (restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place)

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")

Antonyms of adj lashing

1 sense of lashing

Sense 1
lashing -- (violently urging on by whipping or flogging; "looked at the lashing riders")

INDIRECT (VIA violent) -> nonviolent -- (abstaining (on principle) from the use of violence)

Similarity of adj lashing

1 sense of lashing

Sense 1
lashing -- (violently urging on by whipping or flogging; "looked at the lashing riders")
       => violent (vs. nonviolent) -- (acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity; "a violent attack"; "a violent person"; "violent feelings"; "a violent rage"; "felt a violent dislike")

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