"bashes" in the noun sense
1. knock, bash, bang, smash, belt
a vigorous blow
"the sudden knock floored him"
"he took a bash right in his face"
"he got a bang on the head"
2. bash, do, brawl
an uproarious party
"bashes" in the verb sense
1. sock, bop, whop, whap, bonk, bash
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