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Synonyms for muzzle
ˈmʌz əl

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. muzzle

    Synonyms:
    silence, burke, restrain, gag, stop

    Antonyms:
    release, liberate, open, unmuzzle, free

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gun muzzle, muzzlenoun

    the open circular discharging end of a gun

    Synonyms:
    gun muzzle, gag

    Antonyms:
    unmuzzle

  2. muzzlenoun

    forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose

    Synonyms:
    gun muzzle, gag

    Antonyms:
    unmuzzle

  3. muzzlenoun

    a leather or wire restraint that fits over an animal's snout (especially a dog's nose and jaws) and prevents it from eating or biting

    Synonyms:
    gun muzzle, gag

    Antonyms:
    unmuzzle

  4. gag, muzzleverb

    restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting

    Synonyms:
    jest, gag, joke, jape, gun muzzle, laugh

    Antonyms:
    unmuzzle

  5. muzzleverb

    fit with a muzzle

    "muzzle the dog to prevent it from biting strangers"

    Synonyms:
    gag

    Antonyms:
    unmuzzle

  6. gag, muzzleverb

    prevent from speaking out

    "The press was gagged"

    Synonyms:
    suffocate, gag, heave, fret, strangle, quip, retch, choke

    Antonyms:
    unmuzzle

  7. gag, muzzleverb

    tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them

    "The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair"

    Synonyms:
    suffocate, gag, heave, fret, strangle, quip, retch, choke

    Antonyms:
    unmuzzle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. muzzlenoun

    Synonyms:
    snout

  2. muzzlenoun

    Synonyms:
    mouth, nozzle

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. muzzleverb

    Synonyms:
    restrain, repress

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "muzzle":

    gag, snout, mouth, canon

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How to use muzzle in a sentence?

  1. Ted Cruz:

    The answer is not to muzzle citizens. It is to empower citizens.

  2. Former Det. Brett Hankison:

    My only option was to return fire and I did that to the muzzle flashes, and I want to be specific about this. I had already seen where the threat was. I saw where he was positioned in the hallway.

  3. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban:

    This destabilizes European democracies, we need to start the debate about the future of our continent honestly, without the muzzle of' political correctness', without pretence, talking straight.

  4. Amnesty International Bahrain campaigner:

    Preventing human rights defenders, journalists and former prisoners of conscience from leaving their own country is just one of a long list of repressive tactics the Bahraini authorities have sought to punish and muzzle its critics in recent weeks, bahrain has entered a deeply worrying new phase of clampdown on human rights, instilling fear on civil society.

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