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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

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Gün":

    Gun Koper

How to pronounce gun?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say gun in sign language?

  1. gun

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How to use gun in a sentence?

  1. Beto ORourkes:

    This is a country that has produced the leadership that will ensure that we not only have universal background checks and red flag laws and end the sale of those weapons of war but that we go the necessary steps further, as politically difficult as they may be, a gun registry in this country [and] licensing for every American who owns a firearm.And every single one of those AR-15s and AK-47s will be bought back so theyre not on our streets, not in our homes, and do not take the lives of our fellow Americans.

  2. Donald Trump:

    People don't realize we have very strong background checks right now, if you go in to buy a gun, you have to sign up.

  3. Atticus Finch:

    I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand, it's when you know you're licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see through it no matter what.

  4. Larry Pratt:

    We are saying no gun control at all -- nothing.

  5. Phil Watson:

    A big indicator that smart gun technology isnt taking hold anytime soon is not being mandated for the military or law enforcement, if these devices were actually practical, then every police department and military unit worldwide would be buying them.

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