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Synonyms for dabdæb

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tap, pat, dab(noun)

    a light touch or stroke

    water tap, wiretap, spigot, splatter, strike, splash, pat, water faucet, hydrant, dab, rap, tap

  2. dab, splash, splatter(verb)

    a small quantity of something moist or liquid

    sputtering, splattering, stir, splatter, splashing, dab, splash, pat, plash, spatter, sputter, spattering, tap, splutter

  3. dab, swab, swob(verb)

    apply (usually a liquid) to a surface

    dab, swob, pat, swab

  4. dab, pat(verb)

    hit lightly

    dab, swob, pat, chuck, swab

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dab(v. a.)

    strike, slap

  2. dab(n.)

    blow, stroke

  3. dab(n.)

    adept, expert, proficient, master-hand, capital hand, nice hand, DABSTER, good hand

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

obd, sgis, acb, bsd, pbr

Translations for dab

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ربتArabic
  • цапвам, потупвам, мазка, специалист, потупване, майстор, писия, мацвамBulgarian
  • tupfenGerman
  • μικροποσότητα, άγγιγμα, μάστορας, λιμάνδη η κοινήGreek
  • lenguadoSpanish
  • با چیز نرمی کسی را زدن یا نوازش کردنPersian
  • tippa, nokareFinnish
  • toucheFrench
  • hangyányiHungarian
  • tamponareItalian
  • bagatelaPortuguese
  • klick, dutta, baddareSwedish

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