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Synonyms for lance

Noun

1. spear, lance, shaft, weapon, arm, weapon system
usage: a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon
2. spear, gig, fizgig, fishgig, lance, implement
usage: an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
3. lancet, lance, surgical knife
usage: a surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for punctures and small incisions

Verb

1. lance, travel, go, move, locomote
usage: move quickly, as if by cutting one's way; "Planes lanced towards the shore"
2. lance, pierce, thrust
usage: pierce with a lance, as in a knights' fight
3. lance, open, open up
usage: open by piercing with a lancet; "lance a boil"
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