Synonyms for gag

Synonyms for (noun) gag

Synonyms: gag, muzzle

Definition: restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting

Similar words: restraint, constraint

Definition: a device that retards something's motion

Usage: the car did not have proper restraints fitted


Synonyms: gag, jape, jest, laugh, joke

Definition: a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter

Usage: 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

Similar words: wit, witticism, wittiness, humor, humour

Definition: a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter

Synonyms for (verb) gag

Synonyms: gag, choke

Definition: cause to retch or choke

Similar words: sicken

Definition: make sick or ill

Usage: This kind of food sickens me


Synonyms: choke, gag, suffocate, strangle

Definition: struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake

Usage: he swallowed a fishbone and gagged

Similar words: hurt, suffer

Definition: feel pain or be in pain


Synonyms: quip, gag

Definition: make jokes or quips

Usage: The students were gagging during dinner

Similar words: jest, joke

Definition: tell a joke; speak humorously

Usage: He often jokes even when he appears serious


Synonyms: muzzle, gag

Definition: tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them

Usage: The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair

Similar words: tie, bind

Definition: fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord

Usage: They tied their victim to the chair


Synonyms: fret, gag, choke

Definition: be too tight; rub or press

Usage: This neckband is choking the cat

Similar words: press, compact, compress, constrict, contract, squeeze

Definition: squeeze or press together

Usage: she compressed her lips; the spasm contracted the muscle


Synonyms: gag, muzzle

Definition: prevent from speaking out

Usage: The press was gagged

Similar words: hush, hush up, still, shut up, silence, quieten

Definition: cause to be quiet or not talk

Usage: Please silence the children in the church!