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Definition of "notches" []

  • A V-shaped cut or indentation; nick (noun)
  • A cut or nick made in a tally stick or similar object (noun)
  • A narrow pass or gorge (noun)
  • A step or level (esp in the phrase a notch above) (noun)
  • To cut or make a notch in (verb)
  • To record with or as if with a notch (verb)
  • To score or achieve (verb)
  • Plural form of notch. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of notch. (verb)

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Use "notches" in a sentence
  • "It was the kind of thing that just seemed up too many notches from the place where I normally cook, the type of experiment that just wouldn't be feasible with my limited resources and infintesmal counter space."
  • "It was a sort of wooden disk, and the spoons were held in notches cut round the edge; it was lowered when needed, and each person took a spoon."
  • "The majority of the bonds were slashed from AAA to A, a drop of five notches, which is a large deterioration in terms of credit quality."