stab

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈstæb/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/stæb/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(stab)

Inflections of 'stab' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
stabs
v 3rd person singular
stabbing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
stabbed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
stabbing
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: injure with blade
Synonyms:
pierce, puncture , stick (informal), impale, skewer, spear , harpoon, lance, bayonet, slash , knife , cut , wound , injure , hurt
Sense: Verb: poke
Synonyms:
jab, poke , thrust , prick , prod
Sense: Noun: puncture
Synonyms:
puncture , prick , perforation, punch , puncture wound, stab wound, hole
Sense: Noun: poke
Synonyms:
thrust , poke , jab, prod, prick
Sense: Noun: pain
Synonyms:
pain , sharp pain, sudden pain, darting pain, stabbing pain, acute pain, twinge, pang, prick , dart , ache
Sense: Noun: attempt
Synonyms:
attempt , try , go (informal), crack (informal), shot (informal), whack (informal), whirl (informal), bid , endeavor , endeavour (UK)
Sense: Noun: guess
Synonyms:
guess , blind guess, wild guess, shot , shot in the dark, estimate , guesstimate (informal), educated guess, lucky guess

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