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

2 senses of mash

Sense 1
mash -- (a mixture of mashed malt grains and hot water; used in brewing)
       => suspension -- (a mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy)

Sense 2
mash -- (mixture of ground animal feeds)
       => feed, provender -- (food for domestic livestock)

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

3 senses of mash

Sense 1
squash, crush, squelch, mash, squeeze -- (to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon")
       => press -- (exert pressure or force to or upon; "He pressed down on the boards"; "press your thumb on this spot")

Sense 2
chat up, flirt, dally, butterfly, coquet, coquette, romance, philander, mash -- (talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions; "The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"; "My husband never flirts with other women")
       => talk, speak -- (exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words")

Sense 3
grind, mash, crunch, bray, comminute -- (reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading; "grind the spices in a mortar"; "mash the garlic")
       => break up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentise -- (break or cause to break into pieces; "The plate fragmented")

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