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Synonyms for gasp
gæsp, gɑsp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gasp, pant(verb)

    a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open

    "she gave a gasp and fainted"

    trouser, pant

  2. pant, puff, gasp, heave(verb)

    breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted

    "The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily"

    chuff, buckle, heave, gag, huff, draw, pant, blow up, warp, heft up, puff, puff out, heft, billow, retch, whiff, puff up, drag, heave up, surge

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gasp(v. n.)

    pant, puff, blow

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. gasp(n)

    pant, panting

  2. gasp(v)


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    cfsp, breath

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How to use gasp in a sentence?

  1. Xu Zhongbo:

    Those outdated steel mills, local governments and local banks are lingering in the last gasp, they live or die together.

  2. Evil Rarity:

    Rarity: Or, should I say that I’ve ever imagined! Spike: Oh yeah we should definitely go by- (loud gasp) Twilight Sparkle: Spike! Never ever ever take another book at the castle with out asking! Spike: What? Just being honest, it’s what good friends do. (Twilight growls)

  3. Kardashian West:

    I'm naked and my phone rings and I'm all glammed up, i'm like' [ Gasp ] get me a robe !'.

  4. Lee Merritt:

    If he was a good Samaritan, he would have honked his horn. Its worth noting that on the video, he doesnt even flinch. He doesnt gasp. Shot after shot. He simply takes it all in.

  5. Tara Cornelisse:

    It's like the Milky Way flashes on and then off. You hear people gasp 'Ohhhh!'.

Translations for gasp

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  • لهاثArabic
  • těžce dýchat, zajíknout, lapat po dechuCzech
  • japsen, keuchenGerman
  • bocanada, jadearSpanish
  • haukkoa henkeään, savut, huohottaa, henkäisyFinnish
  • haleter, halètement, ahanerFrench
  • plosgScottish Gaelic
  • հեւալArmenian
  • boccheggiare, rantolo, rantolare, restare a bocca aperta, ansimare, tirata di sigaretta, anelito, trattenere il fiato, restare senza fiatoItalian
  • 喘ぐ, 息を呑むJapanese
  • 숨가쁘다Korean
  • elsotLatvian
  • huataue, mote, kuhaMāori
  • trekkNorwegian
  • snakken, hijgenDutch
  • pese, gisp, gispe, dragNorwegian
  • suspiroPortuguese
  • задыхаться, открывать рот, вздыхать, дышать с трудом, вздохнуть, удушьеRussian
  • kippa, flämtning, flämtaSwedish
  • อ้าปากค้างThai

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