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plugs

verb
present tense third-person singular of plug

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to close up so that no empty spaces remain
  • plugged the hole in the wall with putty

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3 to provide publicity for
  • the actress is giving lots of interviews to plug her latest movie

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4 to strike with a missile from a gun
  • the drug lord plugged the stool pigeon as a lesson for any others who were tempted to talk

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plugs

noun
plural of plug

Synonyms & Antonyms of plugs (Entry 2 of 2)

3 as in scents, spinners

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“Plugs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/plugs. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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