Associations to the word «Notch»


NOTCH, noun. A V-shaped cut.
NOTCH, noun. Such a cut, used for keeping a record
NOTCH, noun. An indentation.
NOTCH, noun. A mountain pass; a defile
NOTCH, noun. (informal) A level or degree.
NOTCH, verb. (transitive) To cut a notch in (something).
NOTCH, verb. (transitive) To record (a score or similar) by making notches on something.
NOTCH, verb. (transitive) To join by means of notches.
NOTCH, verb. (transitive) To achieve (something).
NOTCH ON ONE'S BEDPOST, noun. (idiomatic) (slang) (offensive) A sexual conquest; a casual sexual partner.
NOTCH ON THE BEDPOST, noun. Alternative form of notch on one's bedpost
NOTCH UP, verb. To achieve something.

Dictionary definition

NOTCH, noun. A V-shaped indentation; "mandibular notch".
NOTCH, noun. The location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks; "we got through the pass before it started to snow".
NOTCH, noun. A V-shaped or U-shaped indentation carved or scratched into a surface; "there were four notches in the handle of his revolver".
NOTCH, noun. A small cut.
NOTCH, verb. Cut or make a notch into; "notch the rope".
NOTCH, verb. Notch a surface to record something.

Wise words

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.