Synonyms of thrash in English:
1 she thrashed him across the head and shoulders
hit, beat, flog, whip, horsewhip, scourge, lash, flagellate, flail, strap, birch, cane, belt, leather;
North American bullwhip
informalgive someone a hiding, tan someone's hide, lather, paste, take a strap to, beat the living daylights out of
North American informalwhale
2 informal Newcastle were thrashed 8–1 by the Czech team
trounce, beat hollow, defeat utterly, rout, annihilate, triumph over, win a resounding victory over, be victorious over, crush, overwhelm, best, get the better of, worst, bring someone to their knees
informallick, hammer, clobber, paste, pound, pulverize, crucify, demolish, destroy, drub, give someone a drubbing, cane, walk all over, wipe the floor with, give someone a hiding, take to the cleaners, blow someone out of the water, make mincemeat of, murder, massacre, slaughter, flatten, turn inside out, tank
thrash something out
- 1 it is essential that conflicting views are heard and thrashed outresolve, settle, sort out, straighten out, iron out, reconcile, disentangle, clarify, clear up, talk through, confer about, debate, exchange views on/about, chew over, air, ventilate, argue out, argue the pros and cons of;go into, deal with, handle, pursue, examine, explore, review, study, scrutinize, analyse, weigh up, sift
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