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

2 senses of slicing

Sense 1
slice, fade, slicing -- (a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his slicing")
       => golf stroke, golf shot, swing -- (the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it)

Sense 2
slicing -- (the act of cutting into slices)
       => cut, cutting -- (the act of cutting something into parts; "his cuts were skillful"; "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess")

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

4 senses of slice

Sense 1
slit, slice -- (make a clean cut through; "slit her throat")
       => cut -- (separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope")

Sense 2
slice -- (hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels in a different direction)
       => hit -- (cause to move by striking; "hit a ball")

Sense 3
slice, slice up -- (cut into slices; "Slice the salami, please")
       => cut -- (separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope")

Sense 4
slice -- (hit a ball so that it causes a backspin)
       => strike, hit -- (make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target; "The Germans struck Poland on Sept. 1, 1939"; "We must strike the enemy's oil fields"; "in the fifth inning, the Giants struck, sending three runners home to win the game 5 to 2")

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