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Definition of 'notch'


  1. a V-shaped indentation; "mandibular notch"
  2. 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"
       Synonyms: pass mountain pass
  3. a V-shaped or U-shaped indentation carved or scratched into a surface; "there were four notches in the handle of his revolver"
  4. a small cut
       Synonyms: nick snick


  1. cut or make a notch into; "notch the rope"
  2. notch a surface to record something

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