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Definition of 'slash'

Noun

  1. a wound made by cutting; "he put a bandage over the cut"
       Synonyms: cut gash slice
  2. an open tract of land in a forest that is strewn with debris from logging (or fire or wind)
  3. a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
       Synonyms: solidus virgule diagonal stroke separatrix
  4. a strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument
       Synonyms: gash

Verb

  1. cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete
       Synonyms: cut down
  2. beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"
       Synonyms: flog welt whip lather lash strap trounce
  3. cut open; "she slashed her wrists"
       Synonyms: gash
  4. cut drastically; "Prices were slashed"
  5. move or stir about violently; "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed"
       Synonyms: convulse thresh thresh about thrash thrash about toss jactitate


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