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

4 senses of slash

Sense 1
cut, gash, slash, slice -- (a wound made by cutting; "he put a bandage over the cut")
       => wound, lesion -- (an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin))

Sense 2
slash -- (an open tract of land in a forest that is strewn with debris from logging (or fire or wind))
       => land, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firma -- (the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground")

Sense 3
solidus, slash, virgule, diagonal, stroke, separatrix -- (a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information)
       => punctuation, punctuation mark -- (the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases)

Sense 4
slash, gash -- (a strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument)
       => 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 slash

5 senses of slash

Sense 1
slash, cut down -- (cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete)
       => cut -- (separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope")

Sense 2
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 3
slash, gash -- (cut open; "she slashed her wrists")
       => cut -- (separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope")

Sense 4
slash -- (cut drastically; "Prices were slashed")
       => reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down -- (cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits")

Sense 5
convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitate -- (move or stir about violently; "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed")
       => shake, agitate -- (move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking")

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