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(verb) 
Definition
to strike sharply with something flat, such as the open hand
My yoga instructor turned up and slapped me on the shoulder.
Synonyms
smack
She smacked me on the side of the head.
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hit
She hit him hard across his left arm.
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strike
She took two steps forward and struck him across the mouth.
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beat
He lost the boxing match and was badly beaten by his opponent.
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bang
We could bang on the desks and shout until they let us out.
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clap
He clapped me on the back and boomed, `Well done.'
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clout (informal)
The officer clouted him on the head.
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cuff
He cuffed the child across the head.
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whack
Someone whacked him on the head.
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swipe (informal)
She swiped at him as though he were a fly.
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spank
She saw him spank the girl several times.
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clobber (slang)
She clobbered him with a vase.
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wallop (informal)
She walloped me over the head with a cushion.
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lay one on (slang)
(verb) 
Definition
to bring (something) down forcefully
He slapped the cup onto the waiting saucer.
Synonyms
throw
He threw his jacket onto the back seat.
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fling
The woman flung the cup at him.
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sling (informal)
She slung her coat over the desk chair.
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stick (informal)
He folded the papers and stuck them in a drawer.
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bung (informal)
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plonk (informal)
(verb) 
The government slapped a ban on the export of processed logs.
Synonyms
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put
She put her bag on the floor.
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place
Children place their trust in us.
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lay
Lay a sheet of newspaper on the floor.
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introduce
The Government has introduced a number of other money-saving ideas.
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institute
We will institute a number of methods to improve safety.
(verb) 
Definition
to cover with quickly or carelessly
(informal British)  We now routinely slap sunscreen on ourselves before venturing out.
Synonyms
plaster
She gets sunburn even when she plasters herself in lotion.
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spread
Spread the cream over the skin and allow it to remain for 12 hours.
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daub
They daubed his home with slogans.
(noun) 
Definition
a sharp blow or smack with something flat, such as the open hand
He reached forward and gave me a slap.
Synonyms
smack
I end up shouting at him or giving him a smack.
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blow
He went off to hospital after a blow to the face.
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whack
He gave the donkey a whack across the back with a stick.
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wallop (informal)
With a single wallop, Clarke sent him flying.
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bang
a nasty bang on the head
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clout (informal)
I was half tempted to give them a clout myself.
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cuff
He gave Billy a cuff.
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swipe (informal)
He gave Andrew a swipe on the ear.
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of bang
Definition
to hit or knock, esp. with a loud noise
We could bang on the desks and shout until they let us out.
Synonyms
hit,
belt (informal),
rap,
bash (informal),
clatter,
tonk (informal),
beat or knock seven bells out of (informal)
in the sense of bang
Definition
a hard blow or loud knock
a nasty bang on the head
Synonyms
hit,
box,
belt (informal),
rap,
bash (informal),
sock (slang),
clout (informal),
clump (slang),
wallop (informal),
slosh (British, slang),
tonk (informal),
clomp (slang)
in the sense of beat
Definition
to strike with a series of violent blows
He lost the boxing match and was badly beaten by his opponent.
Synonyms
hit,
belt (informal),
deck (slang),
bash (informal),
sock (slang),
chin (slang),
cane,
lick (informal),
clout (informal),
whack (informal),
clobber (slang),
wallop (informal),
tonk (informal),
thwack (informal),
lambast(e),
lay one on (slang),
tan (informal),
lam (informal),
beat or knock seven bells out of (informal)

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