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Synonyms for gun

Synonyms for (noun) gun

Synonyms: gun Definition: the discharge of a firearm as signal or as a salute in military ceremonies Usage: two runners started before the gun; a twenty gun salute

Similar words: discharge, firing, firing off Definition: the act of discharging a gun

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: artillery, ordnance, heavy weapon, gun Definition: large but transportable armament

Similar words: armament Definition: weaponry used by military or naval force

Synonyms: grease-gun, gun Definition: a hand-operated pump that resembles a revolver; forces grease into parts of a machine

Similar words: pump Definition: a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction

Synonyms: gun Definition: a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)

Similar words: arm, weapon, weapon system Definition: any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting Usage: he was licensed to carry a weapon

Synonyms: gun, gun for hire, gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, hit man, hitman, triggerman, torpedo, shooter Definition: a professional killer who uses a gun

Similar words: murderer, manslayer, liquidator Definition: a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)

Synonyms: gun, gunman Definition: a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability)

Similar words: shooter, shot Definition: a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot) Usage: he is a crack shot; a poor shooter

Synonyms for (verb) gun

Synonyms: gun Definition: shoot with a gun

Similar words: blast, shoot Definition: fire a shot Usage: the gunman blasted away