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Synonyms for gas

Synonyms for (noun) gas

Synonyms: accelerator, accelerator pedal, throttle, gas, gas pedal, gun Definition: a pedal that controls the throttle valve Usage: he stepped on the gas

Similar words: pedal, treadle, foot lever, foot pedal Definition: a lever that is operated with the foot

Synonyms: gas, flatulence, flatulency Definition: a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal

Similar words: physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state Definition: the condition or state of the body or bodily functions

Synonyms: gas, gaseous state Definition: the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container

Similar words: state, state of matter Definition: (chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container) Usage: the solid state of water is called ice

Synonyms: gas, gasolene, gasoline, petrol Definition: a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines

Similar words: fuel Definition: a substance that can be consumed to produce energy Usage: more fuel is needed during the winter months; they developed alternative fuels for aircraft

Similar words: hydrocarbon Definition: an organic compound containing only carbon and hydrogen

Synonyms: gas Definition: a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely

Similar words: fluid Definition: continuous amorphous matter that tends to flow and to conform to the outline of its container: a liquid or a gas

Synonyms: natural gas, gas Definition: a fossil fuel in the gaseous state; used for cooking and heating homes

Similar words: fossil fuel Definition: fuel consisting of the remains of organisms preserved in rocks in the earth's crust with high carbon and hydrogen content

Synonyms for (verb) gas

Synonyms: brag, blow, bluster, boast, shoot a line, vaunt, swash, tout, gas, gasconade Definition: show off

Similar words: exaggerate, amplify, magnify, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, overdraw, overstate Definition: to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth Usage: tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery

Synonyms: gas Definition: attack with gas; subject to gas fumes Usage: The despot gassed the rebellious tribes

Similar words: assail, attack Definition: launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with Usage: Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II; Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week