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Synonyms for stab

Synonyms for (noun) stab

Synonyms: stab, shot Definition: informal words for any attempt or effort Usage: he gave it his best shot; he took a stab at forecasting

Similar words: endeavor, endeavour, effort, try, attempt Definition: earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something Usage: made an effort to cover all the reading material; wished him luck in his endeavor; she gave it a good try

Synonyms: thrust, knife thrust, stab Definition: a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument Usage: one strong stab to the heart killed him

Similar words: blow Definition: a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon Usage: a blow on the head

Synonyms: twinge, pang, stab Definition: a sudden sharp feeling Usage: pangs of regret; she felt a stab of excitement; twinges of conscience

Similar words: feeling Definition: the experiencing of affective and emotional states Usage: she had a feeling of euphoria; he had terrible feelings of guilt; I disliked him and the feeling was mutual

Synonyms for (verb) stab

Synonyms: stab, poke, prod, dig, jab Definition: poke or thrust abruptly Usage: he jabbed his finger into her ribs

Similar words: thrust Definition: push forcefully Usage: He thrust his chin forward

Synonyms: jab, stab Definition: stab or pierce Usage: he jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife

Similar words: thrust Definition: push forcefully Usage: He thrust his chin forward

Synonyms: knife, stab Definition: use a knife on Usage: The victim was knifed to death

Similar words: wound, injure Definition: cause injuries or bodily harm to