Definition of smite:
- The act of smiting; a blow.
- To afflict; to chasten; to punish.
- To blast; to destroy the life or vigor of, as by a stroke or by some visitation.
- To cause to strike; to use as an instrument in striking or hurling.
- To destroy the life of by beating, or by weapons of any kind; to slay by a blow; to kill; as, to smite one with the sword, or with an arrow or other instrument.
- To put to rout in battle; to overthrow by war.
- To strike; to collide; to beat.
- To strike; to inflict a blow upon with the hand, or with any instrument held in the hand, or with a missile thrown by the hand; as, to smite with the fist, with a rod, sword, spear, or stone.
castigate, anguish, whop, batter, swat, paste, conk, belabor, surpass, slam, plague, pop, pommel, scourge, bruise, decide, catch, punch, bop, whip, bang, biff, overcome, tag, thrash, chastise, smash, swipe, bob, agonize, afflict, worst, pack a punch, clock, attack, clobber, grip, torture, beat up, flog, torment, beat, thump, spank, rap, knock, hit, color, rack, bonk, zap, bash, strike, clip, give, bastinado, clap, thwack, slog, hammer, slug, crack, box, bat, hit, wham, influence, switch, conquer, belt, bust, slap, whack, vanquish, nail, lead to, wallop, skew, cudgel, help, smack, clout, defeat, sock, stun, pound, whale, curse, excruciate, stir, bludgeon.
- "Robin Hood", J. Walker McSpadden.
- "Mary Stuart A Tragedy", Frederich Schiller.
The overturned cage,- the dragged- off table- cloth,- the clumsy Bartholomew, big and gray, bewildered, yet tenacious, clinging to the wires and sprawling all over them on one side with his fearful bulk, and the tiny green and golden canary flattened out against the other side within, absolutely plane and prone with the mere smite of terror.- "The Other Girls", Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney.