Definitions for stab

Definitions for (noun) stab

Main entry: stab, shot

Definition: informal words for any attempt or effort

Usage: he gave it his best shot; he took a stab at forecasting

Main entry: 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

Main entry: twinge, pang, stab

Definition: a sudden sharp feeling

Usage: pangs of regret; she felt a stab of excitement; twinges of conscience

Definitions for (verb) stab

Main entry: stab, poke, prod, dig, jab

Definition: poke or thrust abruptly

Usage: he jabbed his finger into her ribs

Main entry: jab, stab

Definition: stab or pierce

Usage: he jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife

Main entry: knife, stab

Definition: use a knife on

Usage: The victim was knifed to death

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