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English definition of “gag”

gag

verb
 
 
/ɡæɡ/ (present participle gagging, past tense and past participle gagged)
COVER MOUTH [T] to fasten something over someone's mouth so that they cannot speak: The owners of the house were found bound and gagged in the cellar.Fastening and tyingInterrupting and preventing from speaking
STOP INFORMATION [T] to prevent someone from giving their opinion or giving information about something: The government is trying to gag the press over the issue.Interrupting and preventing from speaking
ALMOST VOMIT [I] to feel that you are going to vomit: The sight of the body made him gag.Vomiting and feelings of sickness
(Definition of gag verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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