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Definition 1: a small cut - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for nick in the sense of this definition

(nick is a kind of ...) the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge

"his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"

Definition 2: (British slang) a prison - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • he's in the nick

(nick is a kind of ...) a correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment

(nick belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

(nick is used in the usage domain ...) a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

"they don't speak our lingo"

Definition 3: an impression in a surface (as made by a blow) - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for nick in the sense of this definition

(nick is a kind of ...) a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)

"a facial blemish"

(... is a kind of nick ) a small gouge (as in the cover of a book)

"the book was in good condition except for a dig in the back cover"

Definition 4: mate successfully; of livestock - [verb of body]

(nick is a kind of ...) engage in sexual intercourse

"Birds mate in the Spring"

Definition 5: divide or reset the tail muscles of - [verb of change]

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

  • nick horses

(nick is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Definition 6: cut a nick into - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for nick in the sense of this definition

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

"Cut the rope"

Definition 7: cut slightly, with a razor - [verb of contact]

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

  • The barber's knife nicked his cheek

Synonyms for nick in the sense of this definition

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

"Cut the rope"

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