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Definition 1: a tennis return made with a downward motion that puts backspin on the ball - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for chop in the sense of this definition

(chop is a kind of ...) a tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player

"he won the point on a cross-court return"

Definition 2: a grounder that bounces high in the air - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for chop in the sense of this definition

(chop is a kind of ...) (baseball) a hit that travels along the ground

Definition 3: a jaw - [noun denoting body]

Samples where chop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I'll hit him on the chops

(chop is a kind of ...) the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth

Definition 4: a small cut of meat including part of a rib - [noun denoting food]

(chop is a kind of ...) a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass

(... is a kind of chop ) chop cut from a mature sheep

(... is a kind of chop ) chop cut from a lamb

(... is a kind of chop ) chop cut from a hog

Definition 5: the irregular motion of waves (usually caused by wind blowing in a direction opposite to the tide) - [noun denoting phenomenon]

Samples where chop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the boat headed into the chop

(chop is a kind of ...) a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy

Definition 6: hit sharply - [verb of competition]

(chop is a kind of ...) make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target

"The Germans struck Poland on Sept. 1, 1939" "We must strike the enemy's oil fields" "in the fifth inning, the Giants struck, sending three runners home to win the game 5 to 2"

Definition 7: cut with a hacking tool - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for chop in the sense of this definition

(chop is a kind of ...) separate with or as if with an instrument

"Cut the rope"

(... is a kind of chop ) chop or split with an ax

"axe wood"

Definition 8: cut into pieces - [verb of contact]

Samples where chop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Chop wood
  • chop meat

Synonyms for chop in the sense of this definition

(chop is a kind of ...) separate with or as if with an instrument

"Cut the rope"

(... is a kind of chop ) chop up

"hash the potatoes"

(... is a kind of chop ) cut into small pieces

"mince the garlic"

Definition 9: strike sharply, as in some sports - [verb of contact]

(chop is a kind of ...) deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon

"The teacher struck the child" "the opponent refused to strike" "The boxer struck the attacker dead"

Definition 10: form or shape by chopping - [verb of creation]

Samples where chop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • chop a hole in the ground

(chop is a kind of ...) make or cause to be or to become

"make a mess in one's office" "create a furor"

Definition 11: move suddenly - [verb of motion]

(chop is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

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