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

3 senses of smite

Sense 1
smite -- (inflict a heavy blow on, with the hand, a tool, or a weapon)
       => hit -- (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face")

Sense 2
smite -- (affect suddenly with deep feeling; "He was smitten with love for this young girl")
       => affect, impress, move, strike -- (have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd")

Sense 3
afflict, smite -- (cause physical pain or suffering in; "afflict with the plague")
       => damage -- (inflict damage upon; "The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree")

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