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

6 senses of splash

Sense 1
splash, plash -- (the sound like water splashing)
       => noise -- (sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels")

Sense 2
stir, splash -- (a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event; "he made a great splash and then disappeared")
       => disturbance, disruption, commotion, flutter, hurly burly, to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffle -- (a disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused")

Sense 3
dab, splash, splatter -- (a small quantity of something moist or liquid; "a dab of paint"; "a splatter of mud"; "just a splash of whiskey")
       => small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount -- (an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude)

Sense 4
splash -- (a patch of bright color; "her red hat gave her outfit a splash of color")
       => spot, speckle, dapple, patch, fleck, maculation -- (a small contrasting part of something; "a bald spot"; "a leopard's spots"; "a patch of clouds"; "patches of thin ice"; "a fleck of red")

Sense 5
spatter, spattering, splash, splashing, splattering -- (the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface)
       => painting -- (the act of applying paint to a surface; "you can finish the job of painting faster with a roller than with a brush")

Sense 6
splash, splashing -- (the act of scattering water about haphazardly)
       => wetting -- (the act of making something wet)

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

7 senses of splash

Sense 1
sprinkle, splash, splosh -- (cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force; "She splashed the water around her")
       => scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperse -- (distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon")

Sense 2
squelch, squish, splash, splosh, slosh, slop -- (walk through mud or mire; "We had to splosh across the wet meadow")
       => slog, footslog, plod, trudge, pad, tramp -- (walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud; "Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone")

Sense 3
spatter, splatter, plash, splash, splosh, swash -- (dash a liquid upon or against; "The mother splashed the baby's face with water")
       => scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperse -- (distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon")

Sense 4
splash -- (mark or overlay with patches of contrasting color or texture; cause to appear splashed or spattered; "The mountain was splashed with snow")
       => overlay, cover -- (put something on top of something else; "cover the meat with a lot of gravy")

Sense 5
splash, splosh, slosh, slush -- (make a splashing sound; "water was splashing on the floor")
       => sound, go -- (make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'")

Sense 6
splash -- (soil or stain with a splashed liquid)
       => dirty, soil, begrime, grime, colly, bemire -- (make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!")

Sense 7
splash -- (strike and dash about in a liquid; "The boys splashed around in the pool")

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