Definition of Nick

1. Noun. An impression in a surface (as made by a blow).

Exact synonyms: Dent, Ding, Gouge
Generic synonyms: Blemish, Defect, Mar
Specialized synonyms: Dig
Derivative terms: Dent, Gouge

2. Verb. Cut slightly, with a razor. "The barber's knife nicked his cheek"
Exact synonyms: Snick
Generic synonyms: Cut
Derivative terms: Snick

3. Noun. (British slang) a prison. "He's in the nick"

4. Verb. Cut a nick into.
Exact synonyms: Chip
Generic synonyms: Cut
Derivative terms: Chip

5. Noun. A small cut.
Exact synonyms: Notch, Snick
Generic synonyms: Cut, Cutting
Derivative terms: Notch, Notch, Snick

6. Verb. Divide or reset the tail muscles of. "Nick horses"
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify

7. Verb. Mate successfully; of livestock.
Generic synonyms: Copulate, Couple, Mate, Pair

Definition of Nick

1. n. An evil spirit of the waters.

2. n. A notch cut into something

3. v. t. To make a nick or nicks in; to notch; to keep count of or upon by nicks; as, to nick a stick, tally, etc.

4. v. t. To nickname; to style.

Definition of Nick

1. Proper noun. A diminutive of the male given name Nicholas. ¹

2. Proper noun. diminutive form of Nickelodeon. ¹

3. Noun. A small cut in a surface ¹

4. Noun. (rare) A particular point or place considered as marked by a nick; the exact point or critical moment. ¹

5. Noun. (cricket) a small deflection of the ball off the edge of the bat, often going to the wicket-keeper for a catch ¹

6. Noun. (short for nickname) ¹

7. Noun. (UK slang) Condition ¹

8. Noun. (British slang) A police station or prison ¹

9. Noun. (context: real tennis) The point where the wall of the court meets the floor. ¹

10. Verb. (transitive) To make a nick in, especially unintentionally. ¹

11. Verb. (transitive slang) To steal. ¹

12. Verb. (transitive British slang) To arrest. ¹

13. Verb. (transitive cricket) to hit the ball with the edge of the bat and produce a fine deflection ¹

14. Verb. (obsolete) To nickname; to style. ¹

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Definition of Nick

1. to make a shallow cut in [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Nick

1. A point in a double stranded DNA molecule where there is no phosphodiester bond between adjacent nucleotides of one strand typically through damage or enzyme action. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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