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

4 senses of gum

Sense 1
gum -- (cover, fill, fix or smear with or as if with gum; "if you gum the tape it is stronger")
       => put on, apply -- (apply to a surface; "She applied paint to the back of the house"; "Put on make-up!")

Sense 2
mumble, gum -- (grind with the gums; chew without teeth and with great difficulty; "the old man had no teeth left and mumbled his food")
       => chew, masticate, manducate, jaw -- (chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth; "He jawed his bubble gum"; "Chew your food and don't swallow it!"; "The cows were masticating the grass")

Sense 3
gum -- (become sticky)
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Sense 4
gum -- (exude or form gum; "these trees gum in the Spring")
       => exude, exudate, transude, ooze out, ooze -- (release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities; "exude sweat through the pores")

Antonyms of adj gummed

1 sense of gummed

Sense 1
gummed, gummy -- (covered with adhesive gum)

INDIRECT (VIA adhesive) -> nonadhesive -- (not tending to adhere)

Similarity of adj gummed

1 sense of gummed

Sense 1
gummed, gummy -- (covered with adhesive gum)
       => adhesive (vs. nonadhesive) -- (tending to adhere)

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