Synonyms for gas

Synonyms for (noun) gas

Synonyms: accelerator, accelerator pedal, throttle, gas, gas pedal, gun

Definition: a pedal that controls the throttle valve

Usage: he stepped on the gas

Similar words: pedal, treadle, foot lever, foot pedal

Definition: a lever that is operated with the foot


Synonyms: gas, flatulence, flatulency

Definition: a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal

Similar words: physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state

Definition: the condition or state of the body or bodily functions


Synonyms: gas, gaseous state

Definition: the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container

Similar words: state, state of matter

Definition: (chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container)

Usage: the solid state of water is called ice


Synonyms: gas, gasolene, gasoline, petrol

Definition: a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines

Similar words: fuel

Definition: a substance that can be consumed to produce energy

Usage: more fuel is needed during the winter months; they developed alternative fuels for aircraft


Similar words: hydrocarbon

Definition: an organic compound containing only carbon and hydrogen


Synonyms: gas

Definition: a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely

Similar words: fluid

Definition: continuous amorphous matter that tends to flow and to conform to the outline of its container: a liquid or a gas


Synonyms: natural gas, gas

Definition: a fossil fuel in the gaseous state; used for cooking and heating homes

Similar words: fossil fuel

Definition: fuel consisting of the remains of organisms preserved in rocks in the earth's crust with high carbon and hydrogen content

Synonyms for (verb) gas

Synonyms: brag, blow, bluster, boast, shoot a line, vaunt, swash, tout, gas, gasconade

Definition: show off

Similar words: exaggerate, amplify, magnify, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, overdraw, overstate

Definition: to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth

Usage: tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery


Synonyms: gas

Definition: attack with gas; subject to gas fumes

Usage: The despot gassed the rebellious tribes

Similar words: assail, attack

Definition: launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with

Usage: Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II; Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week