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notch

 (nŏch)
n.
1.
a. A V-shaped cut.
b. Such a cut used for keeping a record.
2. A narrow pass between mountains.
3. Informal A level or degree: a notch or two higher in quality.
tr.v. notched, notch·ing, notch·es
1. To cut a notch in.
2. To record by or as if by making notches: notched the score on a stick.
3. Informal To achieve; score: notched 30 wins in a single season.

[Probably from a notch, alteration of an otch, from French oche, from Old French, from ochier, to notch.]

notch

(nɒtʃ)
n
1. a V-shaped cut or indentation; nick
2. a cut or nick made in a tally stick or similar object
3. (Physical Geography) US and Canadian a narrow pass or gorge
4. informal a step or level (esp in the phrase a notch above)
vb (tr)
5. to cut or make a notch in
6. to record with or as if with a notch
7. (usually foll by up) informal to score or achieve: the team notched up its fourth win.
[C16: from incorrect division of an otch (as a notch), from Old French oche notch, from Latin obsecāre to cut off, from secāre to cut]

notch

(nɒtʃ)

n.
1. an angular or V-shaped cut or indentation.
2. a nick made in an object for keeping a record.
3. a narrow pass between mountains; gap.
4. a step; degree: a notch above the average.
v.t.
5. to make a notch in.
6. to record by notches.
7. to score: He notched up another win.
[1570–80; probably by misdivision of an*otch < Old French oche, n. derivative of ochier (French hocher) to cut a notch]

notch

  • crenelation, crenelle - A crenelation (from Latin crena, "notch") is a series of indentations or loopholes around the top of a castle, battlement, or wall—with each indentation being a crenelle (or crenel).
  • carf, kerf - A cut or notch in timber is a carf or kerf—which are also used to describe the width of such a cut.
  • dent - As in "notch," it comes from the French word for tooth; its original meaning was "blow, stroke" in general.
  • score - First a notch used to keep count, as on a stick.

notch


Past participle: notched
Gerund: notching

Imperative
notch
notch
Present
I notch
you notch
he/she/it notches
we notch
you notch
they notch
Preterite
I notched
you notched
he/she/it notched
we notched
you notched
they notched
Present Continuous
I am notching
you are notching
he/she/it is notching
we are notching
you are notching
they are notching
Present Perfect
I have notched
you have notched
he/she/it has notched
we have notched
you have notched
they have notched
Past Continuous
I was notching
you were notching
he/she/it was notching
we were notching
you were notching
they were notching
Past Perfect
I had notched
you had notched
he/she/it had notched
we had notched
you had notched
they had notched
Future
I will notch
you will notch
he/she/it will notch
we will notch
you will notch
they will notch
Future Perfect
I will have notched
you will have notched
he/she/it will have notched
we will have notched
you will have notched
they will have notched
Future Continuous
I will be notching
you will be notching
he/she/it will be notching
we will be notching
you will be notching
they will be notching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been notching
you have been notching
he/she/it has been notching
we have been notching
you have been notching
they have been notching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been notching
you will have been notching
he/she/it will have been notching
we will have been notching
you will have been notching
they will have been notching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been notching
you had been notching
he/she/it had been notching
we had been notching
you had been notching
they had been notching
Conditional
I would notch
you would notch
he/she/it would notch
we would notch
you would notch
they would notch
Past Conditional
I would have notched
you would have notched
he/she/it would have notched
we would have notched
you would have notched
they would have notched
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.notch - a V-shaped indentationnotch - a V-shaped indentation; "mandibular notch"
incisura, incisure - (anatomy) a notch or small hollow
indentation, indenture - a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)
2.notch - the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaksnotch - the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks; "we got through the pass before it started to snow"
location - a point or extent in space
col, gap - a pass between mountain peaks
defile, gorge - a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)
chain of mountains, mountain chain, mountain range, range of mountains, range, chain - a series of hills or mountains; "the valley was between two ranges of hills"; "the plains lay just beyond the mountain range"
saddleback, saddle - a pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle)
3.notch - a V-shaped or U-shaped indentation carved or scratched into a surface; "there were four notches in the handle of his revolver"
serration - a single notch in a row of notches; "one of the serrations was broken off"
thumb index - one of a series of rounded notches in the fore edge of a book to indicate sections
undercut - a notch cut in the trunk of tree in order to determine the direction of its fall
indentation, indenture - a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)
4.notch - a small cut
cutting, cut - the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"
Verb1.notch - cut or make a notch into; "notch the rope"
nock, score, mark - make small marks into the surface of; "score the clay before firing it"
indent - notch the edge of or make jagged
incise - make an incision into by carving or cutting
2.notch - notch a surface to record something
record, enter, put down - make a record of; set down in permanent form

notch

noun
1. level (Informal) step, degree, grade, cut (informal) Average earnings in the economy moved up another notch in August.
2. cut, nick, incision, indentation, mark, score, cleft The blade had a hole through the middle and a notch on one side.
verb
1. cut, mark, score, nick, scratch, indent a bamboo walking stick with a notched handle
notch something up achieve, make, score, gain, register He had notched up more than 25 victories worldwide.

notch

noun
Informal. One of the units in a course, as on an ascending or descending scale:
verb
Informal. To gain (a point or points) in a game or contest:
Translations
ثَلْمَه، حَزيَثْلُم، يَحُز
udělat vrub/zářezvrubzářez
haklave et hak
astekirjatakololovetalovi
cocheencocheencocherentaille de bord d’attaque
bevágásfokfokozathegyszorosjelölés
gera skoru/hakhak, skora
padaryti įkarpąpadaryti įpjovą
iecirstiecirtumsiegrieztiegriezums
urobiť zárez
çentmekV şeklinde çentik

notch

[nɒtʃ]
A. N
1. (= cut) → corte m, muesca f
2. (US) (= mountain pass) → desfiladero m
B. VThacer una muesca en, hacer un corte en
notch up VT + ADVapuntarse

notch

[ˈnɒtʃ] n
(= V-shaped cut) → encoche f
(= level in a scale) → cran m
to move up a notch [earnings, rate] → augmenter d'un cran
notch up
vt fus
(= score) [+ goal] → marquer
[+ victory, win] → remporter
[+ sales, profits] → enregistrer

notch

nKerbe f; (of handbrake, for adjustment etc)Raste f; (in belt) → Loch nt; (= point, degree)Grad m, → Stufe f; to cut a notch in somethingeine Kerbe in etw (acc)machen; our team is a notch above theirsunsere Mannschaft ist eine Klasse besser als ihre; several notches betterum einiges besser ? top-notch
vteinkerben, einschneiden; (esp Sport) win, successverzeichnen können

notch

[nɒtʃ]
1. n (in wood, blade) → tacca; (in wheel, saw) → dente m; (in belt) → buco
2. vt (stick, blade) → intagliare, fare tacche in
notch up vt + adv (score, victory) → marcare, segnare

notch

(notʃ) noun
a small V-shaped cut. He cut a notch in his stick.
verb
to make a notch in.

notch

n. incisión, incisura, ranura, escotadura;
suprasternal ______ supraesternal.
References in classic literature ?
That was a notch above even the black- smith's domestic grandeurs, and it hit him hard; you could see it.
You slit her nostrils -- you notch her ears like a sow
The landed property of Hartfield certainly was inconsiderable, being but a sort of notch in the Donwell Abbey estate, to which all the rest of Highbury belonged; but their fortune, from other sources, was such as to make them scarcely secondary to Donwell Abbey itself, in every other kind of consequence; and the Woodhouses had long held a high place in the consideration of the neighbourhood which Mr.
I will notch his shaft for him, however,'' replied Locksley.
You may see the notch on the lower side of the frame to this day.
It will pleasure me hugely to take a braggart down a notch, an some good man will lend me a stout quarter-staff.
That she had dropped into the last coma which would end in death, if the air supply remained unreplenished, I well knew, and so, throwing caution to the winds, I flung overboard everything but the engine and compass, even to my ornaments, and lying on my belly along the deck with one hand on the steering wheel and the other pushing the speed lever to its last notch I split the thin air of dying Mars with the speed of a meteor.
He took an arrow that was lying upon the table {165}--for those which the Achaeans were so shortly about to taste were all inside the quiver--he laid it on the centre-piece of the bow, and drew the notch of the arrow and the string toward him, still seated on his seat.
The ball had entered his breast through a notch in the cuirass.
Were I to turn my back upon it I should fall down dead on the hither side of the Notch, which is the gateway of this mountain region.
It is not impossible that this conceit occurred to Hawthorne before he had himself seen the Old Man of the Mountain, or the Profile, in the Franconia Notch which is generally associated in the minds of readers with The Great Stone Face.
He laid the notch of the arrow on the oxhide bowstring, and drew both notch and string to his breast till the arrow-head was near the bow; then when the bow was arched into a half-circle he let fly, and the bow twanged, and the string sang as the arrow flew gladly on over the heads of the throng.