whip

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciationshwɪp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/hwɪp, wɪp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hwip, wip)


Inflections of 'whip' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
whips
v 3rd person singular
whipping
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
whipped
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
whipped
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: Noun: instrument used for hitting
Synonyms:
strap , lash , cane , rod , birch rod, switch , ruler , scourge , rawhide, knotted cord, thong , bull whip, horsewhip, cat-o'-nine-tails, riding whip, riding crop
Sense: Verb: flog
Synonyms:
flog, thrash, lash , scourge , leather , cane , beat , tan (slang), give a hiding (informal), birch , punish
Sense: Verb: defeat
Synonyms:
defeat , rout, trounce, outdo, thrash, vanquish, hammer (informal), pummel (informal), lick (informal), wipe the floor with (informal), run rings around (informal), whup (informal), clobber (informal), cream (informal), smoke (informal), annihilate (informal), shellac (informal), wallop (informal), flatten (informal)
Sense: Verb: stir
Synonyms:
stir , whisk , beat , mix , turn , churn , whirl
Sense: Verb: incite to action - followed by 'up'
Synonyms:
incite, drive , push , provoke , get sb going, goad, urge , prod, inspire, move , light a fire under (informal), fire up (informal), excite , stir up, whip up

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