Textual thesaurus for "stab"

(noun) shot

informal words for any attempt or effort

he gave it his best shot; he took a stab at forecasting

(noun) thrust, knife thrust

a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument

one strong stab to the heart killed him

(noun) twinge, pang

a sudden sharp feeling

pangs of regret; she felt a stab of excitement; twinges of conscience

(verb) poke, prod, dig, jab

poke or thrust abruptly

he jabbed his finger into her ribs

(verb) jab

stab or pierce

he jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife

(verb) knife

use a knife on

The victim was knifed to death