Associations to the word «Stab»
STAB, noun. An act of stabbing or thrusting with an object.
STAB, noun. A wound made by stabbing.
STAB, noun. Pain inflicted on a person's feelings.
STAB, noun. (informal) An attempt.
STAB, noun. Criticism.
STAB, noun. (music) A single staccato chord that adds dramatic impact to a composition.
STAB, noun. A bacterial culture made by inoculating a solid medium, such as gelatin, with the puncture of a needle or wire.
STAB, verb. (transitive) To pierce or to wound (somebody) with a pointed tool or weapon, especially a knife or dagger.
STAB, verb. (transitive) To thrust in a stabbing motion.
STAB, verb. (intransitive) To recklessly hit with the tip of a pointed object, such as a weapon or finger (often used with at).
STAB, verb. (intransitive) To cause a sharp, painful sensation (often used with at).
STAB, verb. (transitive) (figurative) To injure secretly or by malicious falsehood or slander.
STAB CELL, noun. Band cell
STAB CELLS, noun. Plural of stab cell
STAB IN THE BACK, noun. An act of betrayal or treachery
STAB IN THE BACK, verb. (idiomatic) To betray (somebody).
STAB PASS, noun. (Australian rules football) A kick passing the ball to a teammate made so the ball travels low and fast through the air.
STAB PASSES, noun. Plural of stab pass
STAB STITCH, noun. A stitch in which the needle is first driven through the fabric from the right side, then pushed back up through the material from the wrong side.
STAB STITCHES, noun. Plural of stab stitch
STAB, noun. A sudden sharp feeling; "pangs of regret"; "she felt a stab of excitement"; "twinges of conscience".
STAB, noun. A strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument; "one strong stab to the heart killed him".
STAB, noun. Informal words for any attempt or effort; "he gave it his best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting".
STAB, verb. Use a knife on; "The victim was knifed to death".
STAB, verb. Stab or pierce; "he jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife".
STAB, verb. Poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs".
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