Synonyms of lance


1. spear, lance, shaft, weapon, arm, weapon system

usage: a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon

2. spear, gig, fizgig, fishgig, lance, implement

usage: an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish

3. lancet, lance, surgical knife

usage: a surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for punctures and small incisions


1. lance, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: move quickly, as if by cutting one's way; "Planes lanced towards the shore"

2. lance, pierce, thrust

usage: pierce with a lance, as in a knights' fight

3. lance, open, open up

usage: open by piercing with a lancet; "lance a boil"

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