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

7 senses of plug

Sense 1
plug, stopper, stopple -- (blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly)
       => blockage, block, closure, occlusion, stop, stoppage -- (an obstruction in a pipe or tube; "we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe")

Sense 2
chew, chaw, cud, quid, plug, wad -- (a wad of something chewable as tobacco)
       => morsel, bit, bite -- (a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread")

Sense 3
ballyhoo, hoopla, hype, plug -- (blatant or sensational promotion)
       => promotion, publicity, promotional material, packaging -- (a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution; "the packaging of new ideas")

Sense 4
spark plug, sparking plug, plug -- (electrical device that fits into the cylinder head of an internal-combustion engine and ignites the gas by means of an electric spark)
       => electrical device -- (a device that produces or is powered by electricity)

Sense 5
plug, male plug -- (an electrical device with two or three pins that is inserted in a socket to make an electrical connection)
       => electrical device -- (a device that produces or is powered by electricity)

Sense 6
fireplug, fire hydrant, plug -- (an upright hydrant for drawing water to use in fighting a fire)
       => hydrant -- (a discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks)

Sense 7
hack, jade, nag, plug -- (an old or over-worked horse)
       => horse, Equus caballus -- (solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times)

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

6 senses of plug

Sense 1
plug, stop up, secure -- (fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug; "plug the hole"; "stop up the leak")
       => close, fill up -- (fill or stop up; "Can you close the cracks with caulking?")

Sense 2
plug, plug away -- (persist in working hard; "Students must plug away at this problem")
       => persevere, persist, hang in, hang on, hold on -- (be persistent, refuse to stop; "he persisted to call me every night"; "The child persisted and kept asking questions")

Sense 3
punch, plug -- (deliver a quick blow to; "he punched me in the stomach")
       => hit -- (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face")

Sense 4
plug -- (make a plug for; praise the qualities or in order to sell or promote)
       => advertise, advertize, promote, push -- (make publicity for; try to sell (a product); "The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model"; "The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops")

Sense 5
plug -- (insert a plug into; "plug the wall")
       => insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce -- (introduce; "Insert your ticket here")

Sense 6
plug -- (insert as a plug; "She plugged a cork in the wine bottle")
       => insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce -- (introduce; "Insert your ticket here")

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