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Synonyms of nick

Noun


1. dent, ding, gouge, nick, blemish, defect, mar

usage: an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)

2. nick, prison, prison house

usage: (British slang) a prison; "he's in the nick"

3. notch, nick, snick, cut, cutting

usage: a small cut

Verb


1. nick, snick, cut

usage: cut slightly, with a razor; "The barber's knife nicked his cheek"

2. nick, chip, cut

usage: cut a nick into

3. nick, change, alter, modify

usage: divide or reset the tail muscles of; "nick horses"

4. nick, copulate, mate, pair, couple

usage: mate successfully; of livestock

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