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Synonyms for plug
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. plug, stopper, stopple(noun)

    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, wad(noun)

    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, plug(noun)

    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, plug(noun)

    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 plug(noun)

    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, plug(noun)

    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, plug(verb)

    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, secure(verb)

    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 away(verb)

    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, plug(verb)

    deliver a quick blow to

    "he punched me in the stomach"

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

  11. plug(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    stop up, secure, punch, plug away

  12. plug(verb)

    insert a plug into

    "plug the wall"

    Synonyms:
    stop up, secure, punch, plug away

  13. plug(verb)

    insert as a plug

    "She plugged a cork in the wine bottle"

    Synonyms:
    stop up, secure, punch, plug away

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. plug(n.)

    Synonyms:
    stopple, stopper

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. plug(n)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    socket, connect, cap, pluggable, stopper, pin, fill, shutter, outlet, plunger, connector, spina, cork

How to pronounce plug?

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How to use plug in a sentence?

  1. Soner Cagaptay:

    Incirlik is important to the anti-ISIS struggle, but it's not indispensable, if Washington feels that this becomes the sine qua non in the relationship, the U.S. might pull the plug out. It would require a repositioning of forces.

  2. Special Agent Kimberley Whittle:

    It’s learning how to be more flexible, more adaptive, and to do more with the same amount of resources, it’s a plug-and-play concept. They all learn the same things in training so they can all work with each other.

  3. Christie Barnes:

    I used tissue from the inside of her nose to plug the leak, i also borrowed some abdominal fat ; it makes a great plugging agent in this location, so with just a tiny bit of fat, I was able to plug the leak.

  4. Rocco Grillo:

    It's not easy to just pull the plug.

  5. 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.


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