Notch Definition

nŏch
notched, notches, notching
noun
notches
A concave or V-shaped cut or indentation in an edge or across a surface.
Webster's New World
Such a cut used for keeping a record.
American Heritage
A narrow pass with steep sides; defile; gap.
Webster's New World
A step; grade; degree; peg.
A notch below average.
Webster's New World
verb
notched, notches, notching
To cut a notch or notches in; indent with notches.
Webster's New World
To record or tally, as by means of notches.
Webster's New World
To achieve; score.
Notched 30 wins in a single season.
American Heritage
Notch is defined as to cut a V shape in, record or keep score.
An example of to notch is to take note of the soccer game's score, a team that could notch 20 wins in one season.
YourDictionary

To achieve (something).

The team notched a pair of shutout wins on Sunday.
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Notch

Noun

Singular:
notch
Plural:
notches

Origin of Notch

  • Recorded since 1577, probably a rebracketing of an + otch, which noun stems from Middle French oche (“notch"), itself from the Old French verb ochier (“to notch"), of unknown origin

    From Wiktionary

  • Probably from a notch alteration of an otch from French oche from Old French from ochier to notch

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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