Synonyms of dab in English:

dab


See definition of dab

verb

1‘he dabbed his mouth with a napkin’

SYNONYMS
pat, press, touch, blot, mop, swab, smudge
spread, daub, bedaub, apply, wipe, stroke, stipple

noun

1‘the screw can be held in place with a tiny dab of superglue’

SYNONYMS
drop, dash, spot, smear, dribble, trickle, splash, sprinkle, speck, taste, lick, trace, touch, hint, suggestion, soupçon, particle, bit, modicum
little
informal smidgen, tad

2‘apply concealer with light dabs’

SYNONYMS
pat, press, touch, blot, mop, wipe, smudge, smear