joke, gag, laugh, jest, jape(noun)
a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
"he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"
restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting
prevent from speaking out
"The press was gagged"
choke, gag, fret(verb)
be too tight; rub or press
"This neckband is choking the cat"
drop dead, strangle, pop off, give-up the ghost, choke, foul, throttle, muzzle, cash in one's chips, fret, kick the bucket, expire, buy the farm, pass away, perish, croak, rub, clog, rankle, conk, eat away, asphyxiate, eat into, erode, clog up, back up, snuff it, decease, chafe, quip, go, scratch, heave, pass, choke off, fuss, die, suffocate, niggle, gall, exit, congest, scrag, grate, retch, stifle, fray
tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them
"The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair"
make jokes or quips
"The students were gagging during dinner"
gag, choke, strangle, suffocate(verb)
struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
"he swallowed a fishbone and gagged"
drop dead, strangle, pop off, give-up the ghost, choke, foul, throttle, repress, muzzle, cash in one's chips, fret, kick the bucket, expire, halter, buy the farm, pass away, perish, croak, clog, conk, strangulate, asphyxiate, clog up, back up, snuff it, decease, quip, hamper, go, heave, pass, choke off, cramp, die, smother, suffocate, exit, congest, scrag, muffle, retch, stifle
cause to retch or choke
drop dead, strangle, pop off, give-up the ghost, choke, foul, throttle, muzzle, cash in one's chips, fret, kick the bucket, expire, buy the farm, pass away, perish, croak, clog, conk, asphyxiate, clog up, back up, snuff it, decease, quip, go, heave, pass, choke off, die, suffocate, exit, congest, scrag, retch, stifle
gag, heave, retch(verb)
make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit
warp, heave up, muzzle, choke, cat, heft, fret, honk, barf, sick, heave, chuck, puke, cast, heft up, spue, vomit, purge, regorge, puff, buckle, billow, vomit up, gasp, upchuck, disgorge, suffocate, pant, spew, strangle, regurgitate, throw up, be sick, retch, quip, surge
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How to use gag in a sentence?
In the end, everything is a gag.
As far as the child support matter, what was posted, the judge has entered a gag order, so we can't really talk about that.
There is a growing tendency to resort to disruption as a means of parliamentary intervention. Dissent is a recognized democratic expression, but disruption leads to loss of time and resources, and paralyses policy formulation, under no circumstances should there be disruption of the proceedings. A noisy minority cannot be allowed to gag a patient majority.
Today's ruling ensures that clinics across the nation can remain open and continue to provide quality, unbiased healthcare to women, trump's' gag rule' would have jeopardized healthcare access to women across the country.
Listen to me, if we have to, I will gag you... you will get a chance to talk, just zip it, you will get a chance to talk, I'm going to give you a chance to talk.
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- Witz, Maulkorberlass, mundtot machen, würgen, Gag, KnebelGerman
- amordazar, mordazaSpanish
- kakistella, pila, vitsi, suukapuloida, suukapula, yökätä, suukapulamääräys, kepponenFinnish
- bâillonner, haut-le-coeur, bâillon, haut-le-cœurFrench
- glas-ghuibScottish Gaelic
- bavaglio, scenetta, trovataItalian
- prop, muilkorf, knevelen, kokhalzenDutch
- få kväljningar, kväljning, munkavleSwedish
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