1. A preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing (synset 107615569)
  2. The tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth (synset 105312431)
  3. Any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants;
    They are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying (synset 114922621)
  4. Cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive (synset 114727036)
  5. Wood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum (synset 112355037)
  6. Any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum (synset 112354810)
  1. Cover, fill, fix or smear with or as if with gum (synset 201366722)
    "if you gum the tape it is stronger"
  2. Grind with the gums;
    Chew without teeth and with great difficulty (synset 201177521)
    "the old man had no teeth left and mumbled his food"
  3. Become sticky (synset 200587464)
  4. Exude or form gum (synset 200068937)
    "these trees gum in the Spring"

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