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Synonyms of lash in English:


  • 1 he lashed the beast repeatedly
    informal wallop, whack, tan (someone's hide), larrup, whale
  • 2 rain lashed the windowpanes
    beat against, dash against, pound, batter, strike, hit, knock
  • 3 the tiger began to lash its tail
    swish, flick, twitch, whip
  • 4 two boats were lashed together
    fasten, bind, tie (up), tether, hitch, knot, rope, make fast
  • noun

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  • 1 he brought the lash down upon the prisoner's back
    whip, horsewhip, scourge, thong, flail, strap, birch, cane, switch
    historical cat-o'-nine-tails, cat, knout
  • 2 twenty lashes
    stroke, blow, hit, strike, welt, thwack
    archaic stripe
  • Phrases

    lash out at
    the president lashed out at the opposition
    criticize, chastise, censure, attack, condemn, denounce, lambaste, rail at/against, harangue, pillory;
    informal lay into, tear into, blast
    formal castigate
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