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    plug - Dictionary definition and meaning for word plug

    Definition
    (noun) blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
    Synonyms : stopper , stopple
    Definition
    (noun) a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    Synonyms : chaw , chew , cud , quid , wad
    Definition
    (noun) blatant or sensational promotion
    Synonyms : ballyhoo , hoopla , hype
    Definition
    (noun) electrical device that fits into the cylinder head of an internal-combustion engine and ignites the gas by means of an electric spark
    Synonyms : spark plug , sparking plug
    Definition
    (noun) an electrical device with two or three pins that is inserted in a socket to make an electrical connection
    Synonyms : male plug
    Definition
    (noun) an upright hydrant for drawing water to use in fighting a fire
    Synonyms : fire hydrant , fireplug
    Definition
    (noun) an old or over-worked horse
    Synonyms : hack , jade , nag
    Definition
    (verb) fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug
    Synonyms : secure , stop up
    Example Sentence
    • plug the hole
    • stop up the leak
    Definition
    (verb) persist in working hard
    Synonyms : plug away
    Example Sentence
    • Students must plug away at this problem
    Definition
    (verb) deliver a quick blow to
    Synonyms : punch
    Example Sentence
    • he punched me in the stomach
    Definition
    (verb) make a plug for; praise the qualities or in order to sell or promote Definition
    (verb) insert a plug into
    Example Sentence
    • plug the wall
    Definition
    (verb) insert as a plug
    Example Sentence
    • She plugged a cork in the wine bottle
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