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