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Definition 1: beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for lashing in the sense of this definition

(lashing is a kind of ...) the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows

(... is a kind of lashing ) self-punishment inflicted by whipping

(... is a kind of lashing ) the act of whipping with a horsewhip

"that villain needs a good horsewhipping"

Definition 2: rope that is used for fastening something to something else - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • the boats were held together by lashings

(lashing is a kind of ...) restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place

(lashing is a kind of ...) a strong line

Definition 3: violently urging on by whipping or flogging - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • looked at the lashing riders

(lashing is similar to ...) acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity

"a violent attack" "a violent person" "violent feelings" "a violent rage" "felt a violent dislike"

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