Synonyms of whip in English:

whip


See definition of whip

noun

1‘he would use a whip on anyone trespassing on his property’

SYNONYMS

lash, scourge, thong, strap, belt

crop, switch, birch, cane

historical cat-o'-nine-tails, cat, knout


verb

1‘Lewis whipped the boy twenty times’

SYNONYMS

flog, scourge, flagellate, lash, birch, switch, tan, strap, belt, cane, thrash, beat, leather, tan someone's hide, whip someone's hide, give someone a hiding, beat the living daylights out of

2‘whip the cream until it forms soft peaks’

SYNONYMS

whisk, beat, mix, stir

3‘the radio host whipped his listeners into a frenzy’

SYNONYMS

rouse, stir up, excite, galvanize, electrify, stimulate, inspire, move, fire up, fire the enthusiasm of, fire the imagination of, get someone going, inflame, agitate, goad, provoke

incite, egg on, spur on

North American light a fire under

rare inspirit

4‘Cleveland whipped Los Angeles 28–16 in the third game of last season’

5‘he whipped round the corner’

See dash

6‘he whipped out a revolver’

SYNONYMS

pull, whisk, snatch, pluck, tug, jerk, remove, take

produce

yank

7‘they whipped the cones from a building site’

See steal

Phrases

    the whip hand

      ‘life became a battle over who would gain the whip hand’

      SYNONYMS

      the upper hand, a commanding position, an edge, the edge, an advantage, a lead, a head start, ascendancy, superiority, supremacy, sway, control, predominance, power, mastery, dominance, command

      rare

      prepotence, prepotency, paramountcy, prepollency

    whip something up

      ‘we tried hard to whip up interest in the products’

      SYNONYMS

      stimulate, rouse, arouse, stir up, work up, wake, waken, awaken, quicken, inspire, call forth, bring into being, call into being, draw forth, bring out, excite, evoke, whet, stir, provoke, spur, fire, inflame, trigger, prompt, induce, encourage, actuate, activate, touch off, spark off, set off, set going, incite, promote, engender, generate

      literary

      enkindle