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Synonyms for cough
kɔf, kɒfcough

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Princeton's WordNet1.2 / 6 votes

  1. cough, coughingverb

    a sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages; a common symptom of upper respiratory infection or bronchitis or pneumonia or tuberculosis

    Synonyms:
    coughing

  2. coughverb

    exhale abruptly, as when one has a chest cold or congestion

    "The smoker coughs all day"

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  1. coughnoun

    Associated words:
    bechic, tussicular, pectoral, tussive

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  1. List of paraphrases for "cough":

    coughing, pertussis, dickey

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How to use cough in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    If you're going to cough, please leave the room. You just can't, you just can't cough, boy, oh boy.

  2. Lyndon Lee Suy:

    The nurse had bouts of fever, body pain, cough and difficulty in breathing - symptoms similar to a patient with MERS-CoV, testing was done which yielded positive results. The patient is in stable condition.

  3. Tony Pua:

    The proposed debt-asset swap with IPIC hasn't been completed and there is no certainty that 1MDB would be able to cough out 18 billion ringgit of assets to swap the equivalent amount of debt with IPIC by June 2016.

  4. Richard Broome:

    Dust may aggravate existing heart and lung conditions and cause symptoms like eye irritation and cough, symptoms can occur for several days after dust is inhaled, so people with the chronic conditions need to be vigilant with their treatment programs.

  5. Michelle Cordes:

    We all developed a cough. We all had post-nasal drip. I had the itchy kind of throat, and my husband and I both had night sweats for like four nights in a row, mild.


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