Dictionary Results for plug


1. plug - noun

· blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly

Synonym(s): stopper, stopple

Hypernym(s): blockage, block, closure, occlusion, stop, stoppage




2. plug - noun

· a wad of something chewable as tobacco

Synonym(s): chew, chaw, cud, quid, wad

Hypernym(s): morsel, bit, bite




3. plug - noun

· blatant or sensational promotion

Synonym(s): ballyhoo, hoopla, hype

Hypernym(s): promotion, promo, publicity, promotional_material, packaging




4. 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

Synonym(s): spark_plug, sparking_plug

Hypernym(s): electrical_device




5. plug - noun

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

Synonym(s): male_plug

Hypernym(s): electrical_device




6. plug - noun

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

Synonym(s): fireplug, fire_hydrant

Hypernym(s): hydrant




7. plug - noun

· an old or over-worked horse

Synonym(s): hack, jade, nag

Hypernym(s): horse, Equus_caballus




8. plug - verb

· fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug; "plug the hole"; "stop up the leak"

Synonym(s): stop_up, secure

Hypernym(s): close, fill_up




9. plug - verb

· persist in working hard; "Students must plug away at this problem"

Synonym(s): plug_away

Hypernym(s): persevere, persist, hang_in, hang_on, hold_on




10. plug - verb

· deliver a quick blow to; "he punched me in the stomach"

Synonym(s): punch

Hypernym(s): hit




11. plug - verb

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

Hypernym(s): advertise, advertize, promote, push




12. plug - verb

· replace the center of a coin with a baser metal; "plug a nickle"

Hypernym(s): insert, enclose, inclose, stick_in, put_in, introduce




13. plug - verb

· insert a plug into; "plug the wall"

Hypernym(s): insert, enclose, inclose, stick_in, put_in, introduce




14. plug - verb

· insert as a plug; "She plugged a cork in the wine bottle"

Hypernym(s): insert, enclose, inclose, stick_in, put_in, introduce





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