Definition of Punt

1. Noun. Formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence.

Exact synonyms: Irish Pound, Irish Punt, Pound
Terms within: Penny
Generic synonyms: Irish Monetary Unit



2. Verb. Kick the ball.
Category relationships: Athletics, Sport
Generic synonyms: Kick
Derivative terms: Punter, Punting

3. Noun. An open flat-bottomed boat used in shallow waters and propelled by a long pole.
Generic synonyms: Boat

4. Verb. Propel with a pole. "We went punting in Cambridge"
Exact synonyms: Pole
Generic synonyms: Impel, Propel
Entails: Force, Push
Derivative terms: Pole, Punter

5. Noun. (football) a kick in which the football is dropped from the hands and kicked before it touches the ground. "Punting is an important part of the game"
Exact synonyms: Punting
Generic synonyms: Boot, Kick, Kicking
Category relationships: Football, Football Game

6. Verb. Place a bet on. "They punt the money "; "I'm betting on the new horse"
Exact synonyms: Back, Bet On, Gage, Game, Stake
Specialized synonyms: Ante, Double Up, Parlay
Generic synonyms: Bet, Play, Wager
Derivative terms: Gaming, Punter, Stake

Definition of Punt

1. v. i. To play at basset, baccara, faro. or omber; to gamble.

2. n. Act of playing at basset, baccara, faro, etc.

3. n. A flat-bottomed boat with square ends. It is adapted for use in shallow waters.

4. v. t. To propel, as a boat in shallow water, by pushing with a pole against the bottom; to push or propel (anything) with exertion.

5. n. The act of punting the ball.

6. v. i. To boat or hunt in a punt.

Definition of Punt

1. Noun. (nautical) A pontoon; a narrow shallow boat propelled by a pole. ¹

2. Verb. (nautical) To propel a punt or similar craft by means of a pole. ¹

3. Verb. (rugby American football Australian Rules football Gaelic football soccer) To kick a ball dropped from the hands before it hits the ground. ¹

4. Verb. (soccer) To kick a bouncing ball far and high. ¹

5. Verb. To retreat from one's objective. ¹

6. Noun. (rugby American football soccer) A kick made by a player who drops the ball and kicks it before it hits the ground. Contrast drop kick. ¹

7. Noun. A point in the game of faro. ¹

8. Noun. A bet or wager ¹

9. Noun. An indentation in the base of a wine bottle. ¹

10. Noun. (context: glassblowing) A thin glass rod which is temporarily attached to a larger piece in order to better manipulate the larger piece. ¹

11. Verb. (British chiefly Ireland) To stake against the bank, to back a horse, to gamble or take a chance more generally ¹

12. Verb. (figuratively) To make a highly speculative investment or other commitment, or take a wild guess. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Punt

1. to propel through water with a pole [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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