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Synonyms for gun
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gun(noun)

    a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)

    Synonyms:
    hitman, hit man, gunslinger, accelerator pedal, gun for hire, gas, gas pedal, throttle, ordnance, heavy weapon, shooter, gunman, hired gun, accelerator, grease-gun, triggerman, artillery, torpedo

  2. artillery, heavy weapon, gun, ordnance(noun)

    large but transportable armament

    Synonyms:
    hitman, hit man, gunslinger, munition, accelerator pedal, gun for hire, gas, weapon, gas pedal, throttle, ordnance, heavy weapon, shooter, gunman, hired gun, ordnance store, accelerator, artillery unit, grease-gun, triggerman, artillery, torpedo

  3. gunman, gun(noun)

    a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability)

    Synonyms:
    hitman, gunman, gunslinger, accelerator pedal, gun for hire, gas, gas pedal, throttle, ordnance, heavy weapon, shooter, hired gun, accelerator, grease-gun, triggerman, hit man, artillery, torpedo

  4. gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, gun, gun for hire, triggerman, hit man, hitman, torpedo, shooter(noun)

    a professional killer who uses a gun

    Synonyms:
    ordnance, gunman, crap-shooter, gunslinger, hired gun, heavy weapon, grease-gun, throttle, gas pedal, torpedo, accelerator pedal, taw, sub, shooter, hero, grinder, numbfish, crampfish, submarine sandwich, shot, gas, submarine, zep, artillery, gun for hire, hitman, hit man, bomber, electric ray, hoagy, triggerman, wedge, accelerator, hero sandwich, hoagie, poor boy

  5. grease-gun, gun(noun)

    a hand-operated pump that resembles a revolver; forces grease into parts of a machine

    Synonyms:
    hitman, hit man, gunslinger, accelerator pedal, gun for hire, gas, gas pedal, throttle, ordnance, heavy weapon, shooter, gunman, hired gun, accelerator, grease-gun, triggerman, artillery, torpedo

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

    a pedal that controls the throttle valve

    "he stepped on the gas"

    Synonyms:
    hitman, gunman, petrol, gasolene, gaseous state, gas, 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

  7. gun(verb)

    the discharge of a firearm as signal or as a salute in military ceremonies

    "two runners started before the gun"; "a twenty gun salute"

    Synonyms:
    hitman, hit man, gunslinger, accelerator pedal, gun for hire, gas, gas pedal, throttle, ordnance, heavy weapon, shooter, gunman, hired gun, accelerator, grease-gun, triggerman, artillery, torpedo

  8. gun(verb)

    shoot with a gun

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gun(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fire-arm, BLUNDERBUSS

How to pronounce gun?

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How to say gun in sign language?

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How to use gun in a sentence?

  1. Jay Tabb:

    There's a high degree of interest in some individuals from both spectrums in the ongoing debate around gun rights, around ethnic and racial issues, that potentially has them coming to that event on Monday and might end up with some sort of criminal activity for which they might be arrested.

  2. Joe Walsh:

    Then they had me read about this 4-year-old child in Israel who,when a terrorist entered his classroom, somehow he grabbed the terrorist’s gun and held the terrorist at bay. And that was an example of how Israel trains and arms preschool kids on how to use firearms, and boy shouldn’t we do that in America?

  3. Erica Garner:

    I ’m troubled by the revelation that you and The Hillary Clinton campaign actually discussed ‘ using ’ Eric Garner … Why would you want to ‘ use my dad ? these people will co opt anything to push their agenda. Police violence is not the same as gun violence.

  4. Abdul Saeed:

    They would look to the door every time they heard a sound. Now when they see me wearing a gun, they need not worry and can focus on the task at hand, which is to educate themselves.

  5. Thomas Steinkraus-Koch:

    This (WhatsApp) chat and questioning of a suspect has shown that the Afghan met the gunman directly before the gun attack at what was later the scene of the crime.


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