Definitions of stab:
- noun: a thrusting blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
Example: "One strong stab to the heart killed him"
- noun: informal words for any attempt or effort
Example: "He took a stab at forecasting"
- noun: a sudden sharp feeling
Example: "She felt a stab of excitement"
- verb: stab or pierce
- verb: use a knife on
- verb: poke or thrust abruptly
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