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Definition 1: a quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object - [noun denoting act]

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

  • the whip raised a red welt

Synonyms for whip in the sense of this definition

(whip is a kind of ...) a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon

"a blow on the head"

Definition 2: an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping - [noun denoting artifact]

(whip is a kind of ...) a device that requires skill for proper use

(... is a kind of whip ) a whip with nine knotted cords

"British sailors feared the cat"

(... is a kind of whip ) a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)

(... is a kind of whip ) a short whip with a thong at the end and a handle for opening gates

(... is a kind of whip ) whip with a leather thong at the end

(... is a kind of whip ) whip consisting of a strip of leather used in flogging

(... is a kind of whip ) a whip with a lash of leather thongs twisted with wire; used for flogging prisoners

(... is a kind of whip ) a whip for controlling horses

(... is a kind of whip ) a heavy flexible whip braided from leather made from the hide of a cow

(whip is a part of ...) the stock or handle of a whip

(whip is a part of ...) the handle end of some implements or tools

"he grabbed the cue by the stock"

(whip is a part of ...) leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip

Definition 3: (golf) the flexibility of the shaft of a golf club - [noun denoting attribute]

(whip is a kind of ...) the property of being flexible; easily bent or shaped

(whip belongs to category ...) a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes

Definition 4: a dessert made of sugar and stiffly beaten egg whites or cream and usually flavored with fruit - [noun denoting food]

(whip is a kind of ...) a dish served as the last course of a meal

(... is a kind of whip ) dessert made of prune puree and whipped cream

Definition 5: a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for whip in the sense of this definition

(whip is a kind of ...) someone who makes or enacts laws

Definition 6: subject to harsh criticism - [verb of communication]

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

  • The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday
  • the professor scaled the students
  • your invectives scorched the community

Synonyms for whip in the sense of this definition

(whip is a kind of ...) attack in speech or writing

"The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"

Definition 7: defeat thoroughly - [verb of competition]

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

  • He mopped up the floor with his opponents

Synonyms for whip in the sense of this definition

(whip is a kind of ...) come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

"Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship" "We beat the competition" "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"

Definition 8: beat severely with a whip or rod - [verb of contact]

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

  • The teacher often flogged the students
  • The children were severely trounced

Synonyms for whip in the sense of this definition

(whip is a kind of ...) give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression

"Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night" "The teacher used to beat the students"

(... is a kind of whip ) whip

"The religious fanatics flagellated themselves"

(... is a kind of whip ) whip with a leather strap

(... is a kind of whip ) whip with a whip intended for horses

(... is a kind of whip ) flog with or as if with a flexible rod

(... is a kind of whip ) flog with a cowhide

(... is a kind of whip ) beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails

(... is a kind of whip ) whip with a birch twig

Definition 9: whip with or as if with a wire whisk - [verb of contact]

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

  • whisk the eggs

Synonyms for whip in the sense of this definition

(whip is a kind of ...) stir vigorously

"beat the egg whites" "beat the cream"

(whip belongs to category ...) the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

"cooking can be a great art" "people are needed who have experience in cookery" "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

Definition 10: strike as if by whipping - [verb of contact]

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

  • The curtain whipped her face

Synonyms for whip in the sense of this definition

(whip 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"

(... is a kind of whip ) whip with or as with nettles

Definition 11: thrash about flexibly in the manner of a whiplash - [verb of motion]

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

  • The tall grass whipped in the wind

(whip is a kind of ...) move or stir about violently

"The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed"

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