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Meaning & Definition of Lance in English

English

Lance

/læns/

noun

1. A long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon

    synonym:
  • spear
  • ,
  • lance
  • ,
  • shaft

2. An implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish

    synonym:
  • spear
  • ,
  • gig
  • ,
  • fizgig
  • ,
  • fishgig
  • ,
  • lance

3. A surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade

  • Used for punctures and small incisions
    synonym:
  • lancet
  • ,
  • lance

verb

1. Move quickly, as if by cutting one's way

  • "Planes lanced towards the shore"
    synonym:
  • lance

2. Pierce with a lance, as in a knights' fight

    synonym:
  • lance

3. Open by piercing with a lancet

  • "Lance a boil"
    synonym:
  • lance