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1. gun

noun. ['ˈgʌn'] a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel).

Synonyms

  • stock
  • cartridge remover
  • whaling gun
  • air gun
  • airgun
  • antiaircraft gun
  • action
  • gun muzzle
  • gun-sight
  • flak
  • ack-ack
  • gun chamber
  • firing mechanism
  • antiaircraft
  • spring gun
  • small-arm
  • barrel
  • cannon
  • gunstock
  • piece
  • minute gun
  • extractor
  • action mechanism
  • cartridge ejector
  • firearm
  • gunsight
  • safety lock
  • firing chamber
  • arm
  • safety catch
  • trigger
  • magazine
  • set gun
  • gun trigger
  • gun barrel
  • breechloader
  • clip
  • cartridge extractor
  • gas gun
  • cartridge clip
  • Quaker gun
  • weapon system
  • ack-ack gun
  • air rifle
  • gunlock
  • muzzle
  • weapon
  • flack
  • ejector
  • pom-pom

Antonyms

  • disassemble
  • disjoin
  • black
  • white

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Words that Rhyme with Gun

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  • simeone
  • overdone
  • mcmunn
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  • homerun
  • undone
  • rerun
  • redone
  • outrun
  • outdone
  • lajeune
  • thrun
  • stun
  • spun
  • one
  • hyun
  • grun
  • gruhn
  • byun
  • brunn
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  • bruhn
  • yun
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  • won
  • tonne
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  • thun

Example sentences of the word gun


1. Noun, singular or mass
Spray solvent onto the gun metal and use a dry chamois cloth to work it into the metal.

2. Adjective
Coat all components with a light coat of gun oil.

Quotes containing the word gun


1. On 'Sufferer,' I'm talking about the younger generation that has no other option for success than to find a gun somewhere. I try to appeal to them: 'I know you a sufferer, but it doesn't mean that you can't or shouldn't expect any better.' It's a lot different than from what I usually say, like, 'Get busy, shake that thing.'
- Sean Paul

2. I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.- Atticus Finch
- Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

3. As for gun control advocates, I have no hope whatever that any facts whatever will make the slightest dent in their thinking - or lack of thinking.
- Thomas Sowell

2. six-gun

noun. a pistol with a revolving cylinder (usually having six chambers for bullets).

Synonyms

  • Colt
  • shooting iron
  • pistol
  • revolver
  • six-shooter
  • side arm

3. gun-sight

noun. a sight used for aiming a gun.

Synonyms

  • view finder
  • peep sight
  • telescopic sight
  • gun
  • gunsight
  • open sight
  • telescope sight
  • battlesight
  • battle sight
  • finder
  • viewfinder
  • sights
  • panoramic sight

4. gun

noun. ['ˈgʌn'] large but transportable armament.

Synonyms

  • cannon
  • four-pounder
  • heavy weapon
  • stock
  • ordnance
  • armament
  • field artillery
  • field gun
  • artillery
  • battery

Antonyms

  • stabilization
  • dormant
  • inactivity
  • inactiveness

5. gun

noun. ['ˈgʌn'] the discharge of a firearm as signal or as a salute in military ceremonies.

Synonyms

  • firing off
  • discharge

Antonyms

  • overstock
  • understock
  • irregular

6. gun

noun. ['ˈgʌn'] a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability).

Synonyms

  • shooter
  • shot

Antonyms

  • unmuzzle
  • untie
  • dissuasion

7. gun

verb. ['ˈgʌn'] shoot with a gun.

Synonyms

  • shoot
  • machine gun

Antonyms

  • understate
  • leaded gasoline
  • unleaded gasoline

8. gun

noun. ['ˈgʌn'] a hand-operated pump that resembles a revolver; forces grease into parts of a machine.

Synonyms

  • pump

Antonyms

  • defense
  • offensive

9. gun

noun. ['ˈgʌn'] a pedal that controls the throttle valve.

Synonyms

  • foot lever
  • gas
  • auto
  • car
  • accelerator
  • motorcar
  • aeroplane
  • gas pedal
  • treadle
  • automobile
  • foot pedal
  • machine
  • accelerator pedal
  • pedal
  • plane
  • airplane

Antonyms

  • nonstandard
  • activation
  • sink
  • source

10. gun

noun. ['ˈgʌn'] a professional killer who uses a gun.

Synonyms

  • gunman
  • hitman
  • shooter
  • murderer
  • gun for hire
  • liquidator
  • manslayer
  • hit man
  • gunslinger
  • triggerman
  • torpedo

Antonyms

  • disarm
  • lengthen
  • detach
  • unclip
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