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stab - Dictionary definition and meaning for word stab

Definition
(noun) a sudden sharp feeling
Synonyms : pang , twinge
Example Sentence
  • pangs of regret
  • she felt a stab of excitement
  • twinges of conscience

Definition
(noun) a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
Synonyms : knife thrust , thrust
Example Sentence
  • one strong stab to the heart killed him

Definition
(noun) informal words for any attempt or effort
Synonyms : shot
Example Sentence
  • he gave it his best shot
  • he took a stab at forecasting

Definition
(verb) use a knife on
Synonyms : knife
Example Sentence
  • The victim was knifed to death

Definition
(verb) stab or pierce
Synonyms : jab
Example Sentence
  • he jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife

Definition
(verb) poke or thrust abruptly
Synonyms : dig , jab , poke , prod
Example Sentence
  • he jabbed his finger into her ribs

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for stab

see under the table by keeping head deep under inside table.then u try to remove back ur haed fastly then suddenly table will hit ur haed then u feel very stingy pain that is stab...see under tab...see under table
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