Synonyms of stroke in English:

stroke


See definition of stroke

noun

1‘the rebel Duke had suffered five strokes of the axe’

SYNONYMS
blow, hit, thump, thwack, punch, slap, smack, welt, cuff, box, knock, rap, buffet
informal wallop, clobber, clout, whack, bash, belt, sock, bop, biff, swipe, slug
archaic smite

2‘Anwar was playing cricket strokes’

SYNONYMS
shot, hit, strike

3‘Mick swam a couple of strokes’

SYNONYMS
movement, action, motion, move

4‘it was a stroke of genius by the Prime Minister’

SYNONYMS
feat, accomplishment, achievement, attainment, coup, master stroke, stratagem

5‘the flat pencil can be used for broad strokes’

SYNONYMS
mark, line, slash, solidus, virgule

6‘the budget was full of bold strokes’

SYNONYMS
detail, touch, bit, point, item

7‘I counted the strokes of the church clock’

SYNONYMS
peal, ring, knell, striking, ding-dong, boom

8‘he had recently suffered a small stroke’

SYNONYMS
thrombosis, embolism, cerebral vascular accident, CVA, cerebral haemorrhage, ictus, seizure
archaic apoplexy

verb

1‘she reached out and stroked the cat’

SYNONYMS
caress, fondle, pat, pet, touch, brush, rub, massage, knead, soothe
manipulate, finger, handle, feel, maul, tickle
informal paw