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Synonyms for cough
kɔf, kɒfcough

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Princeton's WordNet

  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


  2. coughverb

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

    "The smoker coughs all day"

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. coughnoun

    Associated words:
    bechic, tussicular, pectoral, tussive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cough":

    coughing, pertussis, dickey

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How to use cough in a sentence?

  1. Prashant Saxena:

    Patients with no history of respiratory ailments are complaining of cough and breathing issues.

  2. Daniel Gardner:

    It wasn't simply the irritating Beijing cough that was attacking residents daily — it was something much worse.

  3. Kenneth Oliver:

    Youre single-celled for most of the time and every time you leave the cell or are escorted out you have to strip naked and bend over and cough.

  4. The CDC:

    Relatively few children with COVID-19 are hospitalized, and fewer children than adults experience fever, cough, or shortness of breath.

  5. Debbie Turley:

    I was actually exposed this week by someone who didn't know they had it, but they did have a cough, and they didn't stay home.

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