Translation of "stab" - English-Italian dictionary

stab

verb uk /stæb/ (present participle stabbing, past tense and past participle stabbed)

to push a knife into someone

accoltellare, pugnalare
He was stabbed several times in the chest.
stab someone in the back

to do something harmful to someone who trusted you

pugnalare qualcuno alle spalle, colpire qualcuno a tradimento
He had been lied to and stabbed in the back by people that he thought were his friends.

(Translation of “stab verb” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)