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gun

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of gun

  1. to strike with a missile from a gun <traded stories of the Wild West, when outlaws gunned men down in broad daylight and in cold blood> Synonyms drill, shoot, plug, popRelated Words blow away, bring down, drop, pick off, shoot down; blaze, pepper, potshot, snipe (at); blast (at), fire (at); pistol, shotgun; machine-gun, tommy-gun; croak [slang], destroy, dispatch, do in, fell, ice [slang], kill, slay; annihilate, blot out, butcher, decimate, massacre, slaughter, wipe out




gun

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of gun

  1. 1 a portable weapon from which a shot is discharged by gunpowder <while her father preferred hunting with a crossbow, she preferred a gun> Synonyms arm, firearm, heat [slang], piece, small arm Related Words derringer, forty-five (or .45), gat [slang], handgun, pistol, revolver, rod [slang], roscoe [slang], sidearm, six-gun, six-shooter, zip gun; self-loader, semiautomatic; blunderbuss, breechloader, culverin, fieldpiece, firelock, flintlock, harquebus (or arquebus), matchlock, musket, rifle, shotgun, smoothbore, twenty-two (or .22); AK-47, assault rifle, assault weapon, automatic, carbine, machine gun, machine pistol, repeater, submachine gun, tommy gun; speargun

  2. 2 guns pl  large firearms (as cannon or rockets) <the field commander called for the big guns to be deployed for the full-scale assault> Synonyms guns, ordnanceRelated Words ammunition, armament, arms, munitions, weaponry, weapons




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