Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) 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"
- S: (n) gag, muzzle (restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting)
- S: (v) gag, muzzle (prevent from speaking out) "The press was gagged"
- S: (v) choke, gag, fret (be too tight; rub or press) "This neckband is choking the cat"
- S: (v) 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"
- S: (v) gag, quip (make jokes or quips) "The students were gagging during dinner"
- S: (v) gag, choke, strangle, suffocate (struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake) "he swallowed a fishbone and gagged"
- S: (v) gag, choke (cause to retch or choke)
- S: (v) gag, heave, retch (make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit)