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Princeton's WordNet

  1. plug, stopper, stopple(noun)

    blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly

    Synonyms:
    chew, wad, showstopper, hype, conversation stopper, nag, spark plug, plug, sparking plug, quid, hack, stopple, show-stopper, fireplug, ballyhoo, jade, chaw, cud, stopper, male plug, hoopla, fire hydrant

  2. chew, chaw, cud, quid, plug, wad(noun)

    a wad of something chewable as tobacco

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, pot, peck, quid, mastication, hype, lot, quid pro quo, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, hack, fire hydrant, chewing, pile, muckle, stack, rechewed food, mass, spark plug, good deal, male plug, mountain, sight, stopple, plenty, deal, plug, mess, jade, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, fireplug, heap, great deal, pound, chaw, ballyhoo, mint, stopper, sparking plug, spate, chew, cud, pound sterling, nag, hoopla, manduction

  3. ballyhoo, hoopla, hype, plug(noun)

    blatant or sensational promotion

    Synonyms:
    chew, wad, hype, nag, spark plug, plug, sparking plug, quid, hack, stopple, fireplug, ballyhoo, jade, chaw, cud, stopper, male plug, hoopla, fire hydrant

  4. spark plug, sparking plug, plug(noun)

    electrical device that fits into the cylinder head of an internal-combustion engine and ignites the gas by means of an electric spark

    Synonyms:
    chew, wad, cud, hype, nag, spark plug, plug, sparking plug, hack, stopple, fireplug, ballyhoo, jade, chaw, quid, stopper, male plug, hoopla, fire hydrant

  5. plug, male plug(noun)

    an electrical device with two or three pins that is inserted in a socket to make an electrical connection

    Synonyms:
    chew, wad, hype, nag, spark plug, plug, sparking plug, quid, hack, stopple, fireplug, ballyhoo, jade, chaw, cud, stopper, male plug, hoopla, fire hydrant

  6. fireplug, fire hydrant, plug(noun)

    an upright hydrant for drawing water to use in fighting a fire

    Synonyms:
    chew, wad, cud, hype, nag, spark plug, plug, sparking plug, hack, stopple, fireplug, ballyhoo, jade, chaw, quid, stopper, male plug, hoopla, fire hydrant

  7. hack, jade, nag, plug(verb)

    an old or over-worked horse

    Synonyms:
    common scold, quid, ballyhoo, hype, fornicatress, trollop, machine politician, drudge, hack, jadestone, fire hydrant, political hack, slut, taxicab, loose woman, adulteress, nagger, spark plug, cab, male plug, jade green, ward-heeler, stopple, hacker, plug, jade, literary hack, fireplug, hack writer, strumpet, scolder, hussy, taxi, stopper, scold, sparking plug, wad, chaw, chew, cud, nag, hoopla

  8. plug, stop up, secure(verb)

    fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug

    "plug the hole"; "stop up the leak"

    Synonyms:
    fasten, plug, stop up, plug away, batten down, fix, procure, guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, batten, punch, secure

  9. plug, plug away(verb)

    persist in working hard

    "Students must plug away at this problem"

    Synonyms:
    plug, stop up, plug away, slog, peg away, keep one's shoulder to the wheel, punch, secure, keep one's nose to the grindstone

  10. punch, plug(verb)

    deliver a quick blow to

    "he punched me in the stomach"

    Synonyms:
    plug, secure, perforate, punch, plug away, stop up

  11. plug(verb)

    make a plug for; praise the qualities or in order to sell or promote

    Synonyms:
    stop up, secure, punch, plug away

  12. plug(verb)

    insert a plug into

    "plug the wall"

    Synonyms:
    stop up, secure, punch, plug away

  13. plug(verb)

    insert as a plug

    "She plugged a cork in the wine bottle"

    Synonyms:
    stop up, secure, punch, plug away

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. plug(n.)

    Synonyms:
    stopple, stopper

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

socket, connect, cap, pluggable, stopper, pin, fill, shutter, outlet, plunger, connector, spina, cork


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