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Another word for gag

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Noun
  1. Words or actions intended to excite laughter or amusement

    See also:

    laughter

Verb
  1. To hold (something requiring an outlet) in check

      1. To avoid; disregard:
      2. To get rid of quietly; evade or suppress, as a parliamentary bill, discussion, etc.
      3. (Obs.) To murder by suffocating so as to leave the body unmarked and fit to be sold for dissection
      1. To affect with a sense of strangulation by passion or strong feeling.
      2. (Informal) To be unable to perform efficiently, as in a sporting event, because of tension, strong emotion, etc.
      3. To become strained with emotion
      1. (Idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
      2. (Idiomatic) to contain; stop
      1. (Idiomatic) To continue, to hold and to manage well.
      2. (Idiomatic) To restrain; to check.
      1. To be or become silent or still.
      2. To stop making noise; be or become quiet or silent
      3. To keep from public knowledge; suppress mention of. Often used with up :
      1. To deaden (a sound), as by wrapping
      2. To wrap or cover in order to deaden or prevent sound
      3. To repress; stifle.
      1. To cool (hot steel, etc.) suddenly by plunging into water, oil, or the like
      2. To put out (a fire, for example); extinguish.
      3. To overcome; subdue; suppress
      1. To control so strictly or severely as to prevent the natural development or expression of
      2. To put down or subdue by force:
      3. To hold back or prevent by an act of volition:
      1. To be concealed or suppressed.
      2. To hide or suppress by or as by covering; stifle
      3. To conceal, suppress, or hide:
      1. (Archaic) To crush by trampling.
      2. To produce a splashing, squishing, or sucking sound, as when walking through ooze.
      3. To suppress or silence completely and with a crushing effect
      1. To interrupt or cut off (the voice, for example).
      2. To suppress or repress; hold back; check, stop, inhibit, etc.
      3. To kill by preventing respiration; smother or suffocate.
      1. To kill by squeezing the throat so as to choke or suffocate; throttle.
      2. To kill by squeezing the throat as with the hands, a noose, etc., so as to shut off the breath; throttle; choke
      3. To suppress, repress, or stifle:
      1. To inhibit the expression of (a gene):
      2. To curtail or inhibit the activity of something, such as the immune system or a gene.
      3. To restrain the growth, activity, or release of:
      1. To lessen the speed of (an engine, vehicle, etc.) by this or similar means; slow (down)
      2. To suppress:
      3. To stop the utterance or action of; censor or suppress
    See also:

    restraint

Another word for gag

Verb
  1. To stop the mouth

  2. To forbid expression to

      1. (Genetics) To interfere with the expression of (a gene or gene segment) so that its biological function is suppressed.
      2. To put (enemy guns) out of action
      3. To cause to be silent; still; quiet
      1. To force into, or hold in, close bounds; confine
      2. To hold back by force; restrain
      3. To compel by physical, moral, or circumstantial force; oblige:
      1. To restrain the growth, activity, or release of:
      2. To inhibit the expression of (a gene):
      3. To inhibit the expression of:
      1. Hence, to check; to keep back.
      2. To put down or subdue by force:
      3. To hold back or prevent by an act of volition:
      1. To keep from public knowledge; suppress mention of. Often used with up :
      2. To be or become silent or still.
      3. To stop making noise; be or become quiet or silent
    See also:

    quiet

  3. To retch

    See also:

    vomit