Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun gas

6 senses of gas

Sense 1
gas, gaseous state -- (the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container)
       => state of matter, state -- ((chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container); "the solid state of water is called ice")

Sense 2
gas -- (a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely)
       => fluid -- (continuous amorphous matter that tends to flow and to conform to the outline of its container: a liquid or a gas)

Sense 3
gasoline, gasolene, gas, petrol -- (a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines)
       => fuel -- (a substance that can be consumed to produce energy; "more fuel is needed during the winter months"; "they developed alternative fuels for aircraft")
       => hydrocarbon -- (an organic compound containing only carbon and hydrogen)

Sense 4
flatulence, flatulency, gas -- (a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal)
       => physical condition, physiological state, physiological condition -- (the condition or state of the body or bodily functions)

Sense 5
accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle, gun -- (a pedal that controls the throttle valve; "he stepped on the gas")
       => pedal, treadle, foot pedal, foot lever -- (a lever that is operated with the foot)

Sense 6
natural gas, gas -- (a fossil fuel in the gaseous state; used for cooking and heating homes)
       => fossil fuel -- (fuel consisting of the remains of organisms preserved in rocks in the earth's crust with high carbon and hydrogen content)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb gas

2 senses of gas

Sense 1
gas -- (attack with gas; subject to gas fumes; "The despot gassed the rebellious tribes")
       => attack, assail -- (launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with; "Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II"; "Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week")

Sense 2
boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade -- (show off)
       => overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify -- (to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery")

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