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

3 senses of punt

Sense 1
Irish pound, Irish punt, punt, pound -- (formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence)
       => Irish monetary unit -- (monetary unit in Eire)

Sense 2
punt -- (an open flat-bottomed boat used in shallow waters and propelled by a long pole)
       => boat -- (a small vessel for travel on water)

Sense 3
punt, punting -- ((football) a kick in which the football is dropped from the hands and kicked before it touches the ground; "the punt traveled 50 yards"; "punting is an important part of the game")
       => kick, boot, kicking -- (the act of delivering a blow with the foot; "he gave the ball a powerful kick"; "the team's kicking was excellent")

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

3 senses of punt

Sense 1
punt -- (kick the ball)
       => kick -- (drive or propel with the foot)

Sense 2
punt, pole -- (propel with a pole; "pole barges on the river"; "We went punting in Cambridge")
       => propel, impel -- (cause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship")

Sense 3
bet on, back, gage, stake, game, punt -- (place a bet on; "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse")
       => bet, wager, play -- (stake on the outcome of an issue; "I bet $100 on that new horse"; "She played all her money on the dark horse")

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