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Meaning of BASH

Pronunciation:  bash

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a vigorous blow; "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a bash right in his face"; "he got a bang on the head"
  2. [n]  an uproarious party
  3. [v]  hit hard

BASH is a 4 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: bang, belt, bonk, bop, brawl, do, knock, smash, sock, whap, whop
 See Also: blow, bump, hit, party



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Bash\, v. t. & i. [OE. baschen, baissen. See {Abash}.]
    To abash; to disconcert or be disconcerted or put out of
    countenance. [Obs.]
          His countenance was bold and bashed not. --Spenser.
  2. \Bash\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bashed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Bashing}.] [Perh. of imitative origin; or cf. Dan. baske to
    strike, bask a blow, Sw. basa to beat, bas a beating.]
    To strike heavily; to beat; to crush. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
    --Hall Caine.
          Bash her open with a rock.               --Kipling.
Computing Dictionary

Bourne Again SHell. gnu's command interpreter for unix. Bash is a posix-compatible shell with full bourne shell syntax, and some c shell commands built in. The Bourne Again Shell supports emacs-style command-line editing, job control, functions, and on-line help. Written by Brian Fox of ucsb.

The latest version is 1.14.1. It includes a yacc parser, the interpreter and documentation.

or from a gnu archive site. E-mail: <[email protected]>. usenet newsgroup: news:gnu.bash.bug.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bang, bat, batter, beat, beating, belt, biff, blow, blowout, bonk, bruise, buffet, bung, bung up, chop, clap, clip, clobber, clout, clump, coldcock, contuse, crack, cut, dash, deal, deal a blow, deck, dig, dint, drub, drubbing, drumming, fetch, fetch a blow, fusillade, hit, hit a clip, jab, knock, knock cold, knock down, knock out, let have it, lick, maul, paste, pelt, plunk, poke, pound, punch, rap, shindy, slam, slog, slug, smack, smash, smite, snap, soak, sock, strike, strike at, stroke, swat, swing, swipe, tattoo, thump, thwack, wallop, whack, wham, whop, yerk