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

2 senses of lunge

Sense 1
lurch, lunge -- (the act of moving forward suddenly)
       => motion, movement, move -- (the act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path")

Sense 2
lunge, straight thrust, passado -- ((fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward)
       => stab, thrust, knife thrust -- (a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument; "one strong stab to the heart killed him")

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

1 sense of lunge

Sense 1
lunge, hurl, hurtle, thrust -- (make a thrusting forward movement)
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

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