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Definitions of gag:
  • noun:   restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting
  • noun:   a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
    Example: "He knows a million gags"
  • verb:   prevent from speaking out
    Example: "The press was gagged"
  • verb:   make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit
  • verb:   cause to retch or choke
  • verb:   struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
    Example: "He swallowed a fishbone and gagged"
  • verb:   make jokes or quips
    Example: "The students were gagging during dinner"
  • verb:   tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them
    Example: "The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair"
  • verb:   be too tight; rub or press

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