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

7 senses of gun

Sense 1
gun -- (a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel))
       => weapon, arm, weapon system -- (any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon")

Sense 2
artillery, heavy weapon, gun, ordnance -- (large but transportable armament)
       => armament -- (weaponry used by military or naval force)

Sense 3
gunman, gun -- (a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability))
       => shot, shooter -- (a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot); "he is a crack shot"; "a poor shooter")

Sense 4
gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, gun, gun for hire, triggerman, hit man, hitman, torpedo, shooter -- (a professional killer who uses a gun)
       => murderer, liquidator, manslayer -- (a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being))

Sense 5
grease-gun, gun -- (a hand-operated pump that resembles a revolver; forces grease into parts of a machine)
       => pump -- (a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction)

Sense 6
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 7
gun -- (the discharge of a firearm as signal or as a salute in military ceremonies; "two runners started before the gun"; "a twenty gun salute")
       => discharge, firing, firing off -- (the act of discharging a gun)

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

1 sense of gun

Sense 1
gun -- (shoot with a gun)
       => blast, shoot -- (fire a shot; "the gunman blasted away")
          Phrasal Verb-> gun down#1

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