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Synonyms for gag
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

    Synonyms:
    prank, muzzle, caper, trick, antic, jest, laughter, joke, jocularity, laugh, put-on, jape

  2. gag, muzzle(verb)

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

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

  3. gag, muzzle(verb)

    prevent from speaking out

    "The press was gagged"

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

  4. choke, gag, fret(verb)

    be too tight; rub or press

    "This neckband is choking the cat"

    Synonyms:
    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

  5. gag, muzzle(verb)

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

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

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

  6. gag, quip(verb)

    make jokes or quips

    "The students were gagging during dinner"

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

  7. gag, choke, strangle, suffocate(verb)

    struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake

    "he swallowed a fishbone and gagged"

    Synonyms:
    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

  8. gag, choke(verb)

    cause to retch or choke

    Synonyms:
    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

  9. gag, heave, retch(verb)

    make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit

    Synonyms:
    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

Wiktionary

  1. gag(noun)

    Synonyms:
    gag order

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. gag

    Synonyms:
    silence, stifle, burke, muzzle, hush

    Antonyms:
    evoke, provoke, inspire, animate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gag(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    silence, stifle, muzzle, muffle

  2. gag(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    keck, retch

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. gag(n)

    Synonyms:
    muffler, muzzler, silencer

  2. gag(v)

    Synonyms:
    silence, muzzle, muffle, hush, suppress, retch

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    muzzle, joke, reflex

How to pronounce gag?

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How to say gag in sign language?

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How to use gag in a sentence?

  1. Monica Kerrigan:

    Study after study has demonstrated that this policy has inflicted a crushing blow to health care access for people around the world, especially those who already face systemic barriers to care, no matter how much State Department attempts to minimize the policy's true impact, State Department latest report demonstrates what we already knew : the global gag rule is disrupting health care access for communities around the world, which is especially critical now as we face the COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. Palmieri Heck:

    This rule is not a' gag rule' and we are pleased the 9th Circuit ruled in agreement earlier this year, hHS aims to ensure the integrity of the program so that more women and men are provided services that help them consider and achieve both their short-term and long-term family planning needs.

  3. Jeff Nicholson:

    He hit some really heavy subjects but then brought you out of that emotional moment with a cutting gag.

  4. Nina Ognianova:

    The renewed clashes between Turkish security forces and Kurdish separatists in the volatile southeast are of public interest to both domestic and international audiences, authorities ought to protect, not gag journalists on the job.

  5. Judge John Russo:

    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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