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Synonyms for gag

Synonyms for (noun) gag

Synonyms: gag, muzzle Definition: restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting

Similar words: restraint, constraint Definition: a device that retards something's motion Usage: the car did not have proper restraints fitted

Synonyms: gag, jape, jest, laugh, joke Definition: a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter Usage: he told a very funny joke; he knows a million gags; thanks for the laugh; he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest; even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point

Similar words: wit, witticism, wittiness, humor, humour Definition: a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter

Synonyms for (verb) gag

Synonyms: gag, choke Definition: cause to retch or choke

Similar words: sicken Definition: make sick or ill Usage: This kind of food sickens me

Synonyms: choke, gag, suffocate, strangle Definition: struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake Usage: he swallowed a fishbone and gagged

Similar words: hurt, suffer Definition: feel pain or be in pain

Synonyms: quip, gag Definition: make jokes or quips Usage: The students were gagging during dinner

Similar words: jest, joke Definition: tell a joke; speak humorously Usage: He often jokes even when he appears serious

Synonyms: muzzle, gag Definition: tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them Usage: The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair

Similar words: tie, bind Definition: fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord Usage: They tied their victim to the chair

Synonyms: fret, gag, choke Definition: be too tight; rub or press Usage: This neckband is choking the cat

Similar words: press, compact, compress, constrict, contract, squeeze Definition: squeeze or press together Usage: she compressed her lips; the spasm contracted the muscle

Synonyms: gag, muzzle Definition: prevent from speaking out Usage: The press was gagged

Similar words: hush, hush up, still, shut up, silence, quieten Definition: cause to be quiet or not talk Usage: Please silence the children in the church!