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GASH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does gash mean? 

GASH (noun)
  The noun GASH has 3 senses:

1. a wound made by cutting
2. a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation
3. a strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument

  Familiarity information: GASH used as a noun is uncommon.


GASH (verb)
  The verb GASH has 1 sense:

1. cut open

  Familiarity information: GASH used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GASH (noun)


Sense 1gash [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A wound made by cutting

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

slash; gash; cut; slice

Context example:

he put a bandage over the cut

Hypernyms ("gash" is a kind of...):

lesion; wound (any break in the skin or an organ caused by violence or surgical incision)


Sense 2gash [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

gash; cut

Hypernyms ("gash" is a kind of...):

furrow (a long shallow trench in the ground (especially one made by a plow))


Sense 3gash [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

gash; slash

Hypernyms ("gash" is a kind of...):

cut; cutting (the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge)


GASH (verb)


Sense 1gash [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cut open

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

gash; slash

Context example:

she slashed her wrists

Hypernyms (to "gash" is one way to...):

cut (separate with or as if with an instrument)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something

Sentence example:

They will gash the duet


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