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Adjective lashing has 1 sense
  1. lashing - violently urging on by whipping or flogging; "looked at the lashing riders"
    nonviolent (indirect, via violent)
Noun lashing has 2 senses
  1. whipping, tanning, flogging, lashing, flagellation - beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
    --1 is a kind of beating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whacking
    --1 has particulars: self-flagellation; horsewhipping
  2. lashing - rope that is used for fastening something to something else; "the boats were held together by lashings"
    --2 is a kind of
    rope; fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing
Verb lash has 4 senses
  1. 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"
    --1 is one way to beat, beat up, work over
    Derived forms: noun lash3, noun lash2
    Sample sentence:
    They want to lash the prisoners
  2. lash - lash or flick about sharply; "The lion lashed its tail"
    --2 is one way to
    swing, sway
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  3. whip, lash - strike as if by whipping; "The curtain whipped her face"
    --3 is one way to strike
    Derived forms: noun lash2, noun lash3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  4. lash - bind with a rope, chain, or cord; "lash the horse"
    --4 is one way to
    tie, bind
    Antonyms: unlash
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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