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Synonyms for gum

Synonyms for (noun) gum

Synonyms: gingiva, gum Definition: the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth

Similar words: animal tissue Definition: the tissue in the bodies of animals

Synonyms: chewing gum, gum Definition: a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing

Similar words: confection, sweet Definition: a food rich in sugar

Synonyms: gum, gum tree Definition: any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum

Similar words: tree Definition: a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms

Synonyms: gum, gumwood Definition: wood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum

Similar words: wood Definition: the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees

Synonyms: gum, glue, mucilage Definition: cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive

Similar words: cement Definition: something that hardens to act as adhesive material

Synonyms: gum Definition: any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying

Similar words: exudate, exudation Definition: a substance that oozes out from plant pores

Synonyms for (verb) gum

Synonyms: gum Definition: exude or form gum Usage: these trees gum in the Spring

Similar words: transude, ooze, ooze out, exudate, exude Definition: release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities Usage: exude sweat through the pores

Synonyms: gum Definition: become sticky

Similar words: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: gum, mumble Definition: grind with the gums; chew without teeth and with great difficulty Usage: the old man had no teeth left and mumbled his food

Similar words: chew, jaw, manducate, masticate Definition: chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth Usage: He jawed his bubble gum; Chew your food and don't swallow it!; The cows were masticating the grass

Synonyms: gum Definition: cover, fill, fix or smear with or as if with gum Usage: if you gum the tape it is stronger

Similar words: apply, put on Definition: apply to a surface Usage: She applied paint to the back of the house; Put on make-up!