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Antonyms for muzzle
ˈmʌz əlmuz·zle

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term muzzle.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. muzzle

    Antonyms:
    release, liberate, open, unmuzzle, free

    Synonyms:
    silence, burke, restrain, gag, stop

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gun muzzle, muzzlenoun

    the open circular discharging end of a gun

    Antonyms:
    unmuzzle

    Synonyms:
    gun muzzle, gag

  2. muzzlenoun

    forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose

    Antonyms:
    unmuzzle

    Synonyms:
    gun muzzle, gag

  3. muzzlenoun

    a leather or wire restraint that fits over an animal's snout (especially a dog's nose and jaws) and prevents it from eating or biting

    Antonyms:
    unmuzzle

    Synonyms:
    gun muzzle, gag

  4. gag, muzzleverb

    restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting

    Antonyms:
    unmuzzle

    Synonyms:
    jest, gag, joke, jape, gun muzzle, laugh

  5. muzzleverb

    fit with a muzzle

    "muzzle the dog to prevent it from biting strangers"

    Antonyms:
    unmuzzle

    Synonyms:
    gag

  6. gag, muzzleverb

    prevent from speaking out

    "The press was gagged"

    Antonyms:
    unmuzzle

    Synonyms:
    suffocate, gag, heave, fret, strangle, quip, retch, choke

  7. gag, muzzleverb

    tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them

    "The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair"

    Antonyms:
    unmuzzle

    Synonyms:
    suffocate, gag, heave, fret, strangle, quip, retch, choke

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. muzzleverb

    Synonyms:
    restrain, repress

How to use muzzle in a sentence?

  1. Amnesty International Bahrain campaigner:

    Preventing human rights defenders, journalists and former prisoners of conscience from leaving their own country is just one of a long list of repressive tactics the Bahraini authorities have sought to punish and muzzle its critics in recent weeks, bahrain has entered a deeply worrying new phase of clampdown on human rights, instilling fear on civil society.

  2. Ted Cruz:

    The answer is not to muzzle citizens. It is to empower citizens.

  3. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban:

    This destabilizes European democracies, we need to start the debate about the future of our continent honestly, without the muzzle of' political correctness', without pretence, talking straight.

  4. Former Det. Brett Hankison:

    My only option was to return fire and I did that to the muzzle flashes, and I want to be specific about this. I had already seen where the threat was. I saw where he was positioned in the hallway.

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