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Definition of Stab


  1. To pierce with a pointed weapon; to wound or kill by the thrust of a pointed instrument; as, to stab a man with a dagger; also, to thrust; as, to stab a dagger into a person.
  2. Fig.: To injure secretly or by malicious falsehood or slander; as, to stab a person's reputation.
  3. To give a wound with a pointed weapon; to pierce; to thrust with a pointed weapon.
  4. To wound or pain, as if with a pointed weapon.
  5. The thrust of a pointed weapon.
  6. A wound with a sharp-pointed weapon; as, to fall by the stab an assassin.
  7. Fig.: An injury inflicted covertly or suddenly; as, a stab given to character.

Stab Translations

stab in Danish is stikke
stab in Dutch is priemen, prikken, steken, pikken
stab in French is piquer
stab in German is ersteche, stechen
stab in Norwegian is stikke