"slash" in the noun sense
1. cut, gash, slash, slice
a wound made by cutting
"he put a bandage over the cut"
an open tract of land in a forest that is strewn with debris from logging (or fire or wind)
3. solidus, slash, virgule, diagonal, stroke, separatrix
a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
4. slash, gash
a strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument
"slash" in the verb sense
1. slash, cut down
cut with sweeping strokes as with an ax or machete
2. flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce
beat severely with a whip or rod
"The teacher often flogged the students"
"The children were severely trounced"
3. slash, gash
"she slashed her wrists"
"Prices were slashed"
5. convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitate
move or stir about violently
"The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed"
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