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

1 sense of thrash

Sense 1
thrash -- (a swimming kick used while treading water)
       => swimming kick -- (a movement of the legs in swimming)

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

7 senses of thrash

Sense 1
thrash, thresh, lam, flail -- (give a thrashing to; beat hard)
       => 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 2
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")

Sense 3
slam dance, slam, mosh, thrash -- (dance the slam dance)
       => dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe -- (move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance; "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio")

Sense 4
thrash -- (beat so fast that (the heart's) output starts dropping until (it) does not manage to pump out blood at all)
       => beat, pound, thump -- (move rhythmically; "Her heart was beating fast")

Sense 5
thrash -- (move data into and out of core rather than performing useful computation; "The system is thrashing again!")
       => swap -- (move (a piece of a program) into memory, in computer science)

Sense 6
thrash, thresh -- (beat the seeds out of a grain)
       => beat -- (hit repeatedly; "beat on the door"; "beat the table with his shoe")

Sense 7
cream, bat, clobber, drub, thrash, lick -- (beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!")
       => beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish -- (come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game")

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