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Noun slander has 2 senses
- slander - words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another
--1 is a kind of defamation, calumny, obloquy, traducement, hatchet job; speech act
--1 has particulars: mud
- aspersion, calumny, slander, defamation, denigration - an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
--2 is a kind of attack
Verb slander has 1 sense
- defame, slander, smirch, asperse, denigrate, calumniate, smear, sully, besmirch - charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone; "The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"
--1 is one way to charge, accuse
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody