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Synonyms for gag
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Wiktionary

  1. gagnoun

    Synonyms:
    gag order

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. gag

    Synonyms:
    silence, stifle, burke, muzzle, hush

    Antonyms:
    evoke, provoke, inspire, animate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. joke, gag, laugh, jest, japenoun

    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, muzzleverb

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

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

  3. gag, muzzleverb

    prevent from speaking out

    "The press was gagged"

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

  4. choke, gag, fretverb

    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, 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"

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

  6. gag, quipverb

    make jokes or quips

    "The students were gagging during dinner"

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

  7. gag, choke, strangle, suffocateverb

    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, chokeverb

    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, retchverb

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gagverb

    Synonyms:
    silence, stifle, muzzle, muffle

  2. gagverb

    Synonyms:
    keck, retch

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. gagnoun

    Synonyms:
    muffler, muzzler, silencer

  2. gagverb

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "gag":

    muzzle, joke, reflex

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How to use gag in a sentence?

  1. Attorney General Bob Ferguson.The:

    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.

  2. Pranab Mukherjee:

    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.

  3. Steven Butler:

    Gag orders are futile in a case of global interest in the digital age, we urge Australian authorities to drop these proceedings and to re-examine the application of such suppression orders.

  4. Jody Steinauer:

    This kind of feels like the US domestic and global gag rule, preventing physicians from being able to talk about abortion. ... This feels like it's an extension of that.

  5. Steve Greenberg:

    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.


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