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Synonyms for gouge

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dent, ding, gouge, nick(noun)

    an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)

    dent, slit, incision, ding, prick, snick, scratch, nick, notch

  2. gouge(noun)

    and edge tool with a blade like a trough for cutting channels or grooves

    dent, ding, nick

  3. gouge(verb)

    the act of gouging

    dent, ding, nick

  4. gouge, force out(verb)

    force with the thumb

    "gouge out his eyes"

    crowd out, send away, extort, squeeze out, wring, rouse, can, sack, drive out, give the sack, squirt, force out, dismiss, displace, rout, squeeze, depose, eject, rack, give notice, evict, terminate, rout out, give the axe, fire

  5. extort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wring(verb)

    obtain by coercion or intimidation

    "They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"; "They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him"

    pressure, crush, scud, coerce, rack, contort, thrust, press, twitch, wring from, rout, tweet, embrace, force, shove, single-foot, torment, twinge, compress, hug, wrench, contract, excruciate, extort, stuff, distort, squeeze, squash, compact, pinch, wring, hale, mash, torture, force out, bosom, wedge, deform, squelch, constrict

  6. rout, gouge(verb)

    make a groove in

    spread-eagle, spreadeagle, squeeze, wring, extort, rack, root, rootle, expel, rout out, rout, force out


  1. gouge(verb)

    engrave, swindle

  2. gouge(verb)

    To make a mark or hole by scooping.

    Japanese and Chinese printers used to gouge characters in wood.

    swindle, engrave

  3. gouge(verb)

    To push, or try to push the eye (of a person) out of its socket.

    swindle, engrave

  4. gouge(verb)

    To charge an unreasonably or unfairly high price.

    They have no competition, so they tend to gouge their customers.

    swindle, engrave

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gouge(n.)

    hollow chisel

  2. gouge(n.)

    [colloquial.] cheat, trick, imposture, imposition, deception, fraud, stratagem, artifice, chouse

  3. gouge(n.)

    [Colloquial.] trickster, impostor, rogue, knave, swindler, sharper, cheat, cheater

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  • Hohlmeißel, ausstechen, abzocken, Rille, Furche, bohrenGerman
  • gubia, harina, ranura, surcoSpanish
  • koverrin, kaivaa ulos, kovertaa, kiskoaFinnish
  • gougeure, gouger, graver, arnaquer, rainure, gouge, éborgnerFrench
  • חתךHebrew
  • ranhuraPortuguese
  • выбить, долбить, [[выбить]] [[глаз]], обдирать, жёлоб, выбивать, [[выбивать]] [[глаз]], выдалбливать, выдолбить, ободрать, выемкаRussian
  • iskopati, izbitiSerbo-Croatian
  • gravera, rista, karvaSwedish

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