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Synonyms for spearspɪər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spear, lance, shaft(noun)

    a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon

    gig, light beam, beam, dig, shaft, spear, prick, gibe, beam of light, ray, slam, calamus, cock, tool, peter, shaft of light, barb, fishgig, ray of light, dick, quill, diaphysis, rotating shaft, jibe, putz, lancet, scape, pecker, irradiation, lance, shot, fizgig

  2. spear, gig, fizgig, fishgig, lance(verb)

    an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish

    spear, fishgig, gig, fizgig, lancet, shaft, lance

  3. spear(verb)

    pierce with a spear

    "spear fish"

    spear up

  4. spear, spear up(verb)

    thrust up like a spear

    "The branch speared up into the air"

    spear up, spear

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spear(n.)

    lance, javelin

  2. spear(n.)

    shoot, spire

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

lance, harpoon, lanza, launches, throw, initiates, spearhead, stylus

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