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English noun: splash

1. splash (event) the sound like water splashing


Synonymsplash


Broader (hypernym)noise


Narrower (hyponym)splat

2. splash (state) a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event


SamplesHe made a great splash and then disappeared.


Synonymsstir


Broader (hypernym)commotion, disruption, disturbance, flutter, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, hurly burly, kerfuffle, to-do

3. splash (quantity) a small quantity of something moist or liquid


SamplesA dab of paint.
A splatter of mud.
Just a splash of whiskey.


Synonymsdab, splatter


Broader (hypernym)small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

4. splash (attribute) a patch of bright color


SamplesHer red hat gave her outfit a splash of color.


Broader (hypernym)dapple, fleck, maculation, patch, speckle, spot

5. splash (act) the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface


Synonymsspatter, spattering, splashing, splattering


Broader (hypernym)painting

6. splash (act) the act of scattering water about haphazardly


Synonymssplashing


Broader (hypernym)wetting


English verb: splash

1. splash (contact) cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force


SamplesShe splashed the water around her.


Synonymssplosh, sprinkle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP.
Somebody ----s something with something


Broader (hypernym)disperse, dot, dust, scatter, sprinkle


Narrower (hyponym)drizzle, moisten, salt

2. splash (motion) walk through mud or mire


SamplesWe had to splosh across the wet meadow.


Synonymsslop, slosh, splosh, squelch, squish


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)footslog, pad, plod, slog, tramp, trudge

3. splash (contact) dash a liquid upon or against


SamplesThe mother splashed the baby's face with water.


Synonymsplash, spatter, splatter, splosh, swash


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody with something.
Somebody ----s something with something


Broader (hypernym)disperse, dot, dust, scatter, sprinkle


Narrower (hyponym)puddle, slosh, slosh around, slush, slush around

4. splash (contact) mark or overlay with patches of contrasting color or texture; cause to appear splashed or spattered


SamplesThe mountain was splashed with snow.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cover, overlay

5. splash (perception) make a splashing sound


SamplesWater was splashing on the floor.


Synonymsslosh, slush, splosh


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)go, sound

6. splash (contact) soil or stain with a splashed liquid


ExamplesThey splash the bread with melted butter


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)begrime, bemire, colly, dirty, grime, soil

7. splash (contact) strike and dash about in a liquid


SamplesThe boys splashed around in the pool.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Narrower (hyponym)swatter









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