1. A humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter (synset 106790941)
    "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"
  2. Restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting (synset 103415650)
  1. Prevent from speaking out (synset 202195389)
    "The press was gagged"
  2. Be too tight;
    Rub or press (synset 201573390)
    "This neckband is choking the cat"
  3. Tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them (synset 201287286)
    "The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair"
  4. Make jokes or quips (synset 200855640)
    "The students were gagging during dinner"
  5. Struggle for breath;
    Have insufficient oxygen intake (synset 200077451)
    "he swallowed a fishbone and gagged"
  6. Cause to retch or choke (synset 200077359)
  7. Make an unsuccessful effort to vomit;
    Strain to vomit (synset 200077211)

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