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    gag - Dictionary definition and meaning for word gag

    Definition
    (noun) a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
    Synonyms : jape , jest , joke , laugh
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting
    Synonyms : muzzle
    Definition
    (verb) prevent from speaking out
    Synonyms : muzzle
    Example Sentence
    • The press was gagged
    Definition
    (verb) be too tight; rub or press
    Synonyms : choke , fret
    Example Sentence
    • This neckband is choking the cat
    Definition
    (verb) tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them
    Synonyms : muzzle
    Example Sentence
    • The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair
    Definition
    (verb) make jokes or quips
    Synonyms : quip
    Example Sentence
    • The students were gagging during dinner
    Definition
    (verb) struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
    Synonyms : choke , strangle , suffocate
    Example Sentence
    • he swallowed a fishbone and gagged
    Definition
    (verb) cause to retch or choke
    Synonyms : choke
    Definition
    (verb) make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit
    Synonyms : heave , retch
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sounds like gang....any gang when kidnaps a person use a gag to prevent speaking...

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