Translation of "stab" - English-German dictionary


verb /stab/ (past tense, past participle stabbed)

to wound or pierce with a pointed instrument or weapon

He stabbed him (through the heart / in the chest) with a dagger.
stabbing adjective

(of pain etc) very acute as though caused by a stab

He complained of a stabbing pain just before he collapsed.
stab (someone) in the back

to act treacherously towards (someone)

jemandem in den Rücken fallen
He was stabbed in the back by one of his colleagues.

(Translation of “stab” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)