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Overview of noun gag

The noun gag has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (6) joke, gag, laugh, jest, jape

(a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "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")

2. gag, muzzle

(restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting)


Overview of verb gag

The verb gag has 7 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) gag, muzzle

(prevent from speaking out; "The press was gagged")

2. choke, gag, fret

(be too tight; rub or press; "This neckband is choking the cat")

3. gag, muzzle

(tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them; "The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair")

4. gag, quip

(make jokes or quips; "The students were gagging during dinner")

5. gag, choke, strangle, suffocate

(struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake; "he swallowed a fishbone and gagged")

6. gag, choke

(cause to retch or choke)

7. gag, heave, retch

(make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit)

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