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punch1

 
 
pronunciation:
puhnch
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a hard, quick blow with the fist.
She gave her pillow a punch.
 
synonyms:
belt, blow, box, hit, jab, poke
similar words:
cuff, smack, strike, whack
definition 2: a push of a switch on a machine.
He gave the elevator button a punch.
similar words:
jab, poke, push
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: punches, punching, punched
definition 1: to hit with the fist.
My brother punched someone in the face.
synonyms:
box, hit, jab
similar words:
belt, cuff, poke, slug, smack, strike
definition 2: to push or press.
The clerk punched a button on the cash register to open the cash drawer.
synonyms:
press, push
similar words:
jab, poke, prod