Synonyms for (noun) hook

Synonyms: hook, hook shot

Definition: a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket

Similar words: basketball shot

Definition: throwing the basketball toward the hoop

Usage: his shot hit the rim and bounced out


Synonyms: hook

Definition: a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent

Similar words: lick, clout, slug, biff, poke, punch

Definition: (boxing) a blow with the fist

Usage: I gave him a clout on his nose


Synonyms: draw, hook, hooking

Definition: a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer

Usage: he took lessons to cure his hooking

Similar words: swing, golf shot, golf stroke

Definition: the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it


Synonyms: hook

Definition: a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something

Similar words: implement

Definition: instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end


Synonyms: hook, claw

Definition: a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something

Similar words: mechanical device

Definition: mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles


Synonyms: hook

Definition: a catch for locking a door

Similar words: catch

Definition: a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window


Synonyms: lure, bait, come-on, sweetener, hook

Definition: anything that serves as an enticement

Similar words: temptation, enticement

Definition: something that seduces or has the quality to seduce


Synonyms: crotchet, hook

Definition: a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook

Similar words: curve, curved shape

Definition: the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes

Synonyms for (verb) hook

Synonyms: solicit, hook, accost

Definition: approach with an offer of sexual favors

Usage: he was solicited by a prostitute; The young man was caught soliciting in the park

Similar words: offer

Definition: make available or accessible, provide or furnish

Usage: The conference center offers a health spa; The hotel offers private meeting rooms


Synonyms: hook, snare

Definition: entice and trap

Usage: The car salesman had snared three potential customers

Similar words: lure, tempt, entice

Definition: provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion

Usage: He lured me into temptation


Synonyms: hook

Definition: secure with the foot

Usage: hook the ball

Similar words: play

Definition: shoot or hit in a particular manner

Usage: She played a good backhand last night


Synonyms: hook, addict

Definition: to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)

Similar words: habituate, accustom

Definition: make psychologically or physically used (to something)

Usage: She became habituated to the background music


Synonyms: hook

Definition: fasten with a hook

Similar words: fix, fasten, secure

Definition: cause to be firmly attached

Usage: fasten the lock onto the door; she fixed her gaze on the man


Synonyms: hook

Definition: catch with a hook

Usage: hook a fish

Similar words: catch, take hold of, grab

Definition: take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of

Usage: Catch the ball!; Grab the elevator door!


Synonyms: hook

Definition: hit with a hook

Usage: His opponent hooked him badly

Similar words: hit

Definition: deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

Usage: He hit her hard in the face


Synonyms: hook

Definition: hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left

Similar words: hit

Definition: cause to move by striking

Usage: hit a ball


Synonyms: crochet, hook

Definition: make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle

Usage: She sat there crocheting all day

Similar words: loop, intertwine

Definition: make a loop in

Usage: loop a rope


Synonyms: abstract, filch, hook, snarf, sneak, nobble, swipe, cabbage, pilfer, pinch, purloin, lift

Definition: make off with belongings of others

Similar words: steal

Definition: take without the owner's consent

Usage: Someone stole my wallet on the train; This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation


Synonyms: gazump, fleece, soak, overcharge, hook, rob, pluck, plume, surcharge

Definition: rip off; ask an unreasonable price

Similar words: rip off, cheat, chisel

Definition: deprive somebody of something by deceit

Usage: The con-man beat me out of $50; This salesman ripped us off!; we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme; They chiseled me out of my money


Synonyms: thieve, hook, glom, cop, snitch, knock off

Definition: take by theft

Usage: Someone snitched my wallet!

Similar words: steal

Definition: take without the owner's consent

Usage: Someone stole my wallet on the train; This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation