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Etymology

Middle English

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
stab

Plural
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  1. An act of stabbing or thrusting with an object.
  2. A wound made by stabbing.
  3. Pain inflicted on a person's feelings.
  4. (informal) An attempt.
    I'll give this thankless task a stab.
  5. Criticism.

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Verb

Infinitive
to stab

Third person singular
stab

Simple past
ed

Past participle
-

Present participle
b

to stab (third-person singular simple present stab, present participle b, simple past and past participle ed)
  1. (transitive) To pierce or to wound with a pointed tool or weapon, especially a knife or dagger.
  2. (transitive) To aim a blow with a weapon or a finger (at someone or something).
  3. (intransitive) To aim a blow with a weapon or a finger.
  4. (intransitive) To cause a sharp, painful sensation.

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Danish

Noun

stab c.

  1. staff

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

stab c.

  1. staff

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