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Definition 1: the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for splash in the sense of this definition

(splash is a kind of ...) the act of applying paint to a surface

"you can finish the job of painting faster with a roller than with a brush"

Definition 2: the act of scattering water about haphazardly - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for splash in the sense of this definition

(splash is a kind of ...) the act of making something wet

Definition 3: a patch of bright color - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • her red hat gave her outfit a splash of color

(splash is a kind of ...) a small contrasting part of something

"a bald spot" "a leopard's spots" "a patch of clouds" "patches of thin ice" "a fleck of red"

Definition 4: the sound like water splashing - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for splash in the sense of this definition

(splash is a kind of ...) sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

"he enjoyed the street noises" "they heard indistinct noises of people talking" "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"

(... is a kind of splash ) a single splash

"he heard a splat as it hit the floor"

Definition 5: a small quantity of something moist or liquid - [noun denoting quantity]

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

  • a dab of paint
  • a splatter of mud
  • just a splash of whiskey

Synonyms for splash in the sense of this definition

(splash is a kind of ...) an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

Definition 6: a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event - [noun denoting state]

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

  • he made a great splash and then disappeared

Synonyms for splash in the sense of this definition

(splash is a kind of ...) a disorderly outburst or tumult

"they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"

Definition 7: dash a liquid upon or against - [verb of contact]

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

  • The mother splashed the baby's face with water

Synonyms for splash in the sense of this definition

(splash is a kind of ...) distribute loosely

"He scattered gun powder under the wagon"

(... is a kind of splash ) make a puddle by splashing water

(... is a kind of splash ) spill or splash copiously or clumsily

"slosh paint all over the walls"

Definition 8: cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force - [verb of contact]

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

  • She splashed the water around her

Synonyms for splash in the sense of this definition

(splash is a kind of ...) distribute loosely

"He scattered gun powder under the wagon"

(... is a kind of splash ) sprinkle as if with salt

"the rebels had salted the fields with mines and traps"

(... is a kind of splash ) moisten with fine drops

"drizzle the meat with melted butter"

Definition 9: strike and dash about in a liquid - [verb of contact]

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

  • The boys splashed around in the pool

(... is a kind of splash ) splash and flutter about in or as if in water

"She swattered about in the pool"

Definition 10: soil or stain with a splashed liquid - [verb of contact]

(splash is a kind of ...) make soiled, filthy, or dirty

"don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"

Definition 11: mark or overlay with patches of contrasting color or texture; cause to appear splashed or spattered - [verb of contact]

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

  • The mountain was splashed with snow

(splash is a kind of ...) put something on top of something else

"cover the meat with a lot of gravy"

Definition 12: walk through mud or mire - [verb of motion]

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

  • We had to splosh across the wet meadow

Synonyms for splash in the sense of this definition

(splash is a kind of ...) walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud

"Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone"

Definition 13: make a splashing sound - [verb of perception]

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

  • water was splashing on the floor

Synonyms for splash in the sense of this definition

(splash is a kind of ...) make a certain noise or sound

"She went `Mmmmm'" "The gun went `bang'"

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