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1. thresh

verb. ['ˈθrɛʃ'] move or stir about violently.

Synonyms

  • agitate
  • toss
  • shake
  • thresh about
  • jactitate
  • convulse
  • thrash
  • slash
  • thrash about

Antonyms

  • strengthen
  • cry

Etymology

  • þrescan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Thresh

  • venkatesh
  • mandresh
  • vergresh
  • refresh
  • pradesh
  • lafleche
  • vergesh
  • somesh
  • ritesh
  • mahesh
  • koresh
  • enmesh
  • afresh
  • tresch
  • suresh
  • klesch
  • gresh
  • fresh
  • flesh
  • flesch
  • dresch
  • creche
  • wesche
  • wesch
  • tesh
  • tesch
  • resch
  • pesh
  • pesch
  • mesh

Sentences with thresh


1. Verb, base form
A threshing machine, for instance, could thresh 12 times more grain per hour as could six men.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
After you thresh the wheat, you must winnow it.

2. thresh

verb. ['ˈθrɛʃ'] move like a flail; thresh about.

Synonyms

  • flap
  • flail

Etymology

  • þrescan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. thresh

verb. ['ˈθrɛʃ'] give a thrashing to; beat hard.

Synonyms

  • cream
  • beat
  • beat up
  • lick
  • flail
  • work over
  • clobber
  • thrash
  • drub
  • lam

Antonyms

  • refresh
  • stand still
  • conformist
  • rested

Etymology

  • þrescan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. thresh

verb. ['ˈθrɛʃ'] beat the seeds out of a grain.

Synonyms

  • thrash

Antonyms

  • inflexibility
  • calm

Etymology

  • þrescan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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