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

4 senses of notch

Sense 1
notch -- (a V-shaped indentation; "mandibular notch")
       => indentation, indenture -- (a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline))

Sense 2
pass, mountain pass, notch -- (the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks; "we got through the pass before it started to snow")
       => location -- (a point or extent in space)

Sense 3
notch -- (a V-shaped or U-shaped indentation carved or scratched into a surface; "there were four notches in the handle of his revolver")
       => indentation, indenture -- (a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline))

Sense 4
notch, nick, snick -- (a small cut)
       => cut, cutting -- (the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels")

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

2 senses of notch

Sense 1
notch -- (cut or make a notch into; "notch the rope")
       => incise -- (make an incision into by carving or cutting)

Sense 2
notch -- (notch a surface to record something)
       => record, enter, put down -- (make a record of; set down in permanent form)

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