splash-v; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: Cause a liquid to spatter about, perhaps producing a sound; mark or overlay as with a liquid.

Water was splashing on the floor.
Rain splashed over the awnings.
The mother splashed the baby's face with water.
Snow patches splashed the side of the mountain.

VerbNet: spray-9.7-1,sound_emission-43.2
FrameNet: Filling,Fluidic_motion,Cause_fluidic_motion,Motion_noise
PropBank: splash.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3, 4, 5

Sense Number 2: Move around inside a liquid; traverse a liquid/something liquid-like, perhaps producing a sound.

Commentary: Includes: SPLASH AROUND

We had to splash across the wet meadow.
The boys splashed around in the pool.
We splashed in the surf.
She splashed the water around her.

VerbNet: sound_emission-43.2
FrameNet: Motion_noise,Filling_Fluidic_motion,Cause_fluidic_motion
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 5, 7
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:

Sense Number 3: Apply something abstract as if by spattering.

He splashed the information on handbills that he distributed around town.
I splashed a few final phrases on the page and handed in the exam.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM