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!