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Synonyms for plug
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. plug, stopper, stopplenoun

    blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly

    Synonyms:
    chew, wad, showstopper, hype, conversation stopper, nag, spark plug, sparking plug, quid, hack, stopple, show-stopper, fireplug, ballyhoo, jade, chaw, cud, stopper, male plug, hoopla, fire hydrant

  2. chew, chaw, cud, quid, plug, wadnoun

    a wad of something chewable as tobacco

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, pot, peck, quid, mastication, hype, lot, quid pro quo, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, hack, fire hydrant, chewing, pile, muckle, stack, rechewed food, mass, spark plug, good deal, male plug, mountain, sight, stopple, plenty, deal, mess, jade, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, fireplug, heap, great deal, pound, chaw, ballyhoo, mint, stopper, sparking plug, spate, chew, cud, pound sterling, nag, hoopla, manduction

  3. ballyhoo, hoopla, hype, plugnoun

    blatant or sensational promotion

    Synonyms:
    chew, wad, hype, nag, spark plug, sparking plug, quid, hack, stopple, fireplug, ballyhoo, jade, chaw, cud, stopper, male plug, hoopla, fire hydrant

  4. spark plug, sparking plug, plugnoun

    electrical device that fits into the cylinder head of an internal-combustion engine and ignites the gas by means of an electric spark

    Synonyms:
    chew, wad, cud, hype, nag, spark plug, sparking plug, hack, stopple, fireplug, ballyhoo, jade, chaw, quid, stopper, male plug, hoopla, fire hydrant

  5. plug, male plugnoun

    an electrical device with two or three pins that is inserted in a socket to make an electrical connection

    Synonyms:
    chew, wad, hype, nag, spark plug, sparking plug, quid, hack, stopple, fireplug, ballyhoo, jade, chaw, cud, stopper, male plug, hoopla, fire hydrant

  6. fireplug, fire hydrant, plugnoun

    an upright hydrant for drawing water to use in fighting a fire

    Synonyms:
    chew, wad, cud, hype, nag, spark plug, sparking plug, hack, stopple, fireplug, ballyhoo, jade, chaw, quid, stopper, male plug, hoopla, fire hydrant

  7. hack, jade, nag, plugverb

    an old or over-worked horse

    Synonyms:
    common scold, quid, ballyhoo, hype, fornicatress, trollop, machine politician, drudge, hack, jadestone, fire hydrant, political hack, slut, taxicab, loose woman, adulteress, nagger, spark plug, cab, male plug, jade green, ward-heeler, stopple, hacker, jade, literary hack, fireplug, hack writer, strumpet, scolder, hussy, taxi, stopper, scold, sparking plug, wad, chaw, chew, cud, nag, hoopla

  8. plug, stop up, secureverb

    fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug

    "plug the hole"; "stop up the leak"

    Synonyms:
    fasten, stop up, plug away, batten down, fix, procure, guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, batten, punch, secure

  9. plug, plug awayverb

    persist in working hard

    "Students must plug away at this problem"

    Synonyms:
    stop up, plug away, slog, peg away, keep one's shoulder to the wheel, punch, secure, keep one's nose to the grindstone

  10. punch, plugverb

    deliver a quick blow to

    "he punched me in the stomach"

    Synonyms:
    secure, perforate, punch, plug away, stop up

  11. plugverb

    make a plug for; praise the qualities or in order to sell or promote

    Synonyms:
    stop up, secure, punch, plug away

  12. plugverb

    insert a plug into

    "plug the wall"

    Synonyms:
    stop up, secure, punch, plug away

  13. plugverb

    insert as a plug

    "She plugged a cork in the wine bottle"

    Synonyms:
    stop up, secure, punch, plug away

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. plugnoun

    Synonyms:
    stopple, stopper

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. plugnoun

    Synonyms:
    stopper, stopple, bung, tampoon, spile, tampion, spigot

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How to use plug in a sentence?

  1. Monica Brand Engel:

    Mexico has a lot of the key ingredients to succeed, but it's not plug and play.

  2. Lindsey Graham:

    Before he pulls the plug on the legislative option, and I think we are almost there, I would urge them to open up the government for a short period of time, like three weeks, before he pulls the plug (to) see if we can get a deal.

  3. Chase Taylor:

    Afroman was about five songs into his set when the incident occurred. We pulled the plug on him, and security met him at the bottom of the stage to escort him outside, where he was taken into custody.

  4. Adriano Pires:

    This is serious because it is happening in the midst of Brazil's worst economic crisis in decades and in the middle of Petrobras' worst crisis ever, it's like the unions are saying, 'Hey, Petrobras is in intensive care. Let's pull the plug!'.

  5. Corinne McDermott:

    Flights with limited onboard entertainment still often have music channels, and most no longer require the adapter plug that you previously needed to use personal headphones on a plane.


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