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

3 senses of laugh

Sense 1
laugh, laughter -- (the sound of laughing)
       => utterance, vocalization -- (the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication)

Sense 2
laugh -- (a facial expression characteristic of a person laughing; "his face wrinkled in a silent laugh of derision")
       => facial expression, facial gesture -- (a gesture executed with the facial muscles)

Sense 3
joke, gag, laugh, jest, jape -- (a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point")
       => wit, humor, humour, witticism, wittiness -- (a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter)

Antonyms of verb laugh

1 sense of laugh

Sense 1
laugh, express joy, express mirth -- (produce laughter)
       Antonym of cry (Sense 2)
      => cry, weep -- (shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain; "She cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death"; "The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs")

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

1 sense of laugh

Sense 1
laugh, express joy, express mirth -- (produce laughter)
       => express emotion, express feelings -- (give verbal or other expression to one's feelings)
          Phrasal Verb-> laugh off#1; laugh away#1; laugh at#1

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