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gag

 
Noun gag has 2 senses
  1. joke, gag, laugh, jest, jape - a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at hisown jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"
    --1 is a kind of wit, humor, humour, witticism, wittiness
    --1 has parts: punch line, laugh line, gag line, tag line
    --1 has particulars:
     belly laugh, sidesplitter, howler, thigh-slapper, scream, wow, riot; dirty joke, dirty story, blue joke, blue story; ethnic joke; funny story, good story; in-joke; one-liner; shaggy dog story; sick joke; sight gag, visual joke
    Derived form: verb gag4
  2. gag, muzzle - restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting
    --2 is a kind of restraint, constraint
    Derived forms: verb gag3, verb gag1
Verb gag has 7 senses
  1. gag, muzzle - prevent from speaking out; "The press was gagged"
    --1 is one way to hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up
    Derived form: noun gag2
    Sample sentence:
    They want to gag the prisoners
  2. choke, gag, fret - be too tight; rub or press; "This neckband is choking the cat"
    --2 is one way to compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, press
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  3. gag, muzzle - tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them; "The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair"
    --3 is one way to tie, bind
    Derived form: noun gag2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. gag, quip - make jokes or quips; "The students were gagging during dinner"
    --4 is one way to joke, jest
    Derived form: noun gag1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  5. gag, choke, strangle, suffocate - struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake; "he swallowed a fishbone and gagged"
    --5 is one way to suffer, hurt
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s on something
    Somebody ----s PP
  6. gag, choke - cause to retch or choke
    --6 is one way to sicken
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
  7. gag, heave, retch - make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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