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Synonyms for gum

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chewing gum, gumnoun

    a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing

    gingiva, gum tree, mucilage, chewing gum, glue, gumwood

  2. gingiva, gumnoun

    the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth

    gingiva, gum tree, chewing gum, mucilage, gumwood, glue

  3. gumnoun

    any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying

    gingiva, gum tree, mucilage, gumwood, chewing gum, glue

  4. glue, gum, mucilagenoun

    cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive

    gingiva, gum tree, chewing gum, mucilage, gumwood, glue

  5. gumwood, gumnoun

    wood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum

    gingiva, gum tree, chewing gum, mucilage, gumwood, glue

  6. gum tree, gumverb

    any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum

    gingiva, chewing gum, mucilage, gumwood, gum tree, glue

  7. gumverb

    cover, fill, fix or smear with or as if with gum

    "if you gum the tape it is stronger"


  8. mumble, gumverb

    grind with the gums; chew without teeth and with great difficulty

    "the old man had no teeth left and mumbled his food"

    maunder, mussitate, mumble, mutter

  9. gumverb

    become sticky


  10. gumverb

    exude or form gum

    "these trees gum in the Spring"


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "gum":

    gomme, dentyne, eraser


  1. List of known nicknames for "Gum":

    Wellington Pereira Rodrigues, Guerreiro Tricolor, ShoGum, OGum

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. gum

    Acacia senegal

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How to use gum in a sentence?

  1. Topps Company:

    Don't talk chum,chew Topps gum

  2. Lyndon B. Johnson:

    Jerry Ford is so dumb he can't fart and chew gum at the same time.

  3. Frank Lloyd Wright:

    Television: chewing gum for the eyes.

  4. Nancy Pelosi:

    We can walk and chew gum.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    If you want to be a true revolutionist, you must first quit chewing gum, because revolution requires high seriousness!

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