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Synonyms for gas

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gas, gaseous state(noun)

    the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container

    gun, petrol, gas pedal, accelerator pedal, accelerator, throttle, flatulency, gasoline, gaseous state, flatulence, natural gas, gasolene

  2. gas(noun)

    a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely

    gun, petrol, gas pedal, accelerator pedal, accelerator, throttle, flatulency, gasoline, gaseous state, flatulence, natural gas, gasolene

  3. gasoline, gasolene, gas, petrol(noun)

    a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines

    gun, gas pedal, accelerator pedal, petrol, gaseous state, throttle, gasoline, flatulency, accelerator, flatulence, natural gas, gasolene

  4. flatulence, flatulency, gas(noun)

    a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal

    gun, turgidness, accelerator pedal, petrol, throttle, flatulency, turgidity, gasoline, gaseous state, accelerator, flatulence, natural gas, gas pedal, gasolene

  5. accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle, gun(noun)

    a pedal that controls the throttle valve

    "he stepped on the gas"

    hitman, gunman, gun, petrol, gasolene, gaseous state, gas pedal, ordnance, natural gas, throttle, artillery, catalyst, heavy weapon, gun for hire, hired gun, flatulency, shooter, throttle valve, accelerator pedal, gasoline, particle accelerator, accelerator, grease-gun, triggerman, hit man, atom smasher, flatulence, gunslinger, torpedo

  6. natural gas, gas(verb)

    a fossil fuel in the gaseous state; used for cooking and heating homes

    gun, gas pedal, accelerator pedal, petrol, throttle, flatulency, gasoline, gaseous state, accelerator, flatulence, natural gas, gasolene

  7. gas(verb)

    attack with gas; subject to gas fumes

    "The despot gassed the rebellious tribes"

    bluster, brag, boast, shoot a line, swash, vaunt, blow, tout, gasconade

  8. boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade(verb)

    show off

    swash, gasconade, botch, splatter, bungle, muck up, splash, mishandle, bumble, botch up, brag, blow, burn out, flub, suck, waste, fumble, shove off, fellate, muff, ball up, sport, bollocks, mess up, feature, louse up, bollocks up, float, bollix, plash, vaunt, screw up, spoil, tout, shoot a line, go down on, swagger, foul up, fluff, blow out, drift, bobble, bluster, be adrift, shove along, bollix up, squander, splosh, boast, bodge, spatter

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. gas

    A fluid is a substance that, like air or water, yields to any force that tends to change its form; a liquid is a body in that state in which the particles move freely among themselves, but remain in one mass, keeping the same volume, but taking always the form of the containing vessel; a liquid is an inelastic fluid; a gas is an elastic fluid that tends to expand to the utmost limits of the containing space. All liquids are fluids, but not all fluids are liquids; air and all the gases are fluids, but they are not liquids under ordinary circumstances, tho capable of being reduced to a liquid form by special means, as by cold and pressure. Water at the ordinary temperature is at once a fluid and a liquid.

    fluid, liquid

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gas(n.)

    aeriform fluid

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "gas":

    gases, gaseous, gaz, gasoline, ghazi, petrol, sga, essence, towngas, gauze, gas-fired, gaza, fuel, carbonated


  1. List of known nicknames for "Gas":

    Wassermann, Vinyl Countdown, Freiland, Grungerman, Fuchsbau, All, Strass, Digital, Dom, Tal

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How to use gas in a sentence?

  1. Istiaque Ahmad:

    Had there been no indigenous gas in the country, we would have been compelled to spend an enormous amount of foreign exchange on imported fuel oil and gas.

  2. Johan Budi:

    In 2015, we plan to undertake a comprehensive study of the management of the entire oil and gas sector, all stakeholders in the oil and gas sector (will be looked at).

  3. Charles Nevle:

    We are seeing declines so far this year in Marcellus production, but don't believe this is going to last, there is plenty of gas available.

  4. Urs Rohner:

    Our oil and gas exposure is possibly a little bit bigger than other European banks, but seen in total, it is relatively small. That's not something where I believe there's a big reason to worry.

  5. National Bank analyst Peter Routledge:

    We expected that across the sector, what we saw in terms of new provisions for loan losses in the oil and gas portfolio were pretty consistent with that.

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