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1. lash

verb. ['ˈlæʃ'] beat severely with a whip or rod.

Synonyms

  • scourge
  • beat up
  • trounce
  • strap
  • cowhide
  • flagellate
  • whip
  • beat
  • birch
  • work over
  • welt
  • flog
  • switch
  • slash
  • leather
  • horsewhip
  • cat

Antonyms

  • succeed
  • understate
  • inhale
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • lasche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Lash

  • precrash
  • noncash
  • rehash
  • lukash
  • furash
  • trash
  • thrash
  • stash
  • smash
  • guasch
  • frasch
  • flasch
  • crash
  • brash
  • brasch
  • abash
  • tash
  • tasch
  • sash
  • rash
  • rasche
  • rasch
  • pash
  • nash
  • mash
  • masch
  • lasch
  • kash
  • kasch
  • hash

How do you pronounce lash?

Pronounce lash as læʃ.

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Sentences with lash


1. Coordinating conjunction
Place the ends of the ocotillo branches into the trench; lash them onto the fence posts or crossbars.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Lay the lash on a paper towel with the back side up.

3. Adjective
The company is most known for their artificial lashes and lash curlers.

4. Verb, base form
Continue to lash the pieces together, but leave several inches unsewn on each section.

Quotes about lash


1. All, all, becomes profitable. Education is of the most satisfying and available nature. I am at Smith! Which two years ago was a doubtful dream - and that fortuitous change of dream to reality has led me to desire more, and to lash myself onward - onward.
- Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

2. lash-up

noun. any improvised arrangement for temporary use.

Synonyms

  • arrangement
  • contrivance
  • temporary hookup

Antonyms

  • disjoin

3. lash-like

adjective. having or resembling a lash or whip (as does a flagellum).

Synonyms

  • flagellated
  • whiplike

4. lash

noun. ['ˈlæʃ'] leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip.

Synonyms

  • leather strip
  • thong

Antonyms

  • inflexibility
  • refresh
  • stand still

Etymology

  • lasche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. lash

noun. ['ˈlæʃ'] a quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object.

Synonyms

  • whip
  • blow

Antonyms

  • praise
  • unstrap
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • lasche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. lash

noun. ['ˈlæʃ'] any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids.

Synonyms

  • eyelash
  • palpebra
  • lid
  • eyelid
  • hair

Antonyms

  • rested
  • nonwoody
  • take away
  • switch on

Etymology

  • lasche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. lash

verb. ['ˈlæʃ'] lash or flick about sharply.

Synonyms

  • sway

Antonyms

  • conserve
  • disconnect

Etymology

  • lasche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. lash

verb. ['ˈlæʃ'] bind with a rope, chain, or cord.

Synonyms

  • bind
  • frap

Antonyms

  • untie
  • disengage
  • switch off

Etymology

  • lasche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. lash

verb. ['ˈlæʃ'] strike as if by whipping.

Synonyms

  • whip
  • urticate

Antonyms

  • back
  • keep down
  • man

Etymology

  • lasche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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