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abut, adjoin, border, brush, butt on, caress, come together, communicate, contact, converge.
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Correct spelling:
gun
Definition:
General Usage Network

Synonyms:

noun
act
gun.
armament(s)
arms, protection, security, defense, heat*, material, gun, ammunition, weaponry, materiel, munitions.
artifact
gun.
assassin
torpedo, slayer, hit person, hatchet person, eliminators, plugger, gun person, droppers, executioner, trigger person, soldier, guerrilla, enforcers, pluggers, enforcer, Torpedoes, liquidators, killer, butcher, piece person, liquidator, clipper, eliminator, dropper.
gaze
look, watching, Ogling, looking, fish eye, peep, peek, glaring, rubbernecking, scrutiny, seeing.
glimpse
glom, glance, quick look, lamp, gander, look-see, swivel, eyeball, flash*, impression, slant, eye, sighting, squint, sight.
gun
gunman, blaster, ordnance, accelerator, thirty-eight, accelerator pedal, forty-five, grease-gun, throttle, musket, heavy weapon, handgun, artillery, triggerman, rod, shooter, uzi, revolver, howitzer, shotgun, equalizer, hardware, gunslinger, hired gun, piece*, hit man, magnum, mortar, difference*, saturday-night special, torpedo, rifle, persuader, gas, peashooter, cannon, pistol, gas pedal, flintlock, 9 mm..
hatchet man
trigger man, Rodman, professional murderer.
quicken
hasten, speed up, stimulate, accelerate.
weapon
carbine, club, bow and arrow, dagger, bomber, lance, revolver, claymore, weapon, machine gun, machete, piece, mace, battery, blowgun, heater, stiletto, blowpipe, sidewinder, flamethrower, ordnance, rifle, cutlass, peashooter, browning, luger, ax, shooter, pistol, bullet, torpedo, broadsword, howitzer, scimitar, rocket, colt, firearm, shell, trigger, armament, spear, blunderbuss, bayonet, shotgun, saber, repeater, ammunition, Bilbo, artillery, handgun, rapier, javelin, musket, bazooka, boomerang, cannon, Remington, weaponry, mortar, muzzle, winchester, arrow, sword, knife, missile.
verb
accelerate
open up, make tracks, advance, expedite, lay a patch, nail it, put pedal to metal, rev, hurry, further, hammer on, spur, tool*, railroad, hasten, dust*, rev up, drive, fire up, lay rubber, step up, impel, step on gas, precipitate, roll*, speed up, gun*, put on afterburners, quicken, stimulate, peel rubber, forward.
bring
deliver, piggyback, attend, bear, shoulder, tote, truck, guide, consort, companion, ride, lead, schlepp, gather, conduct, buck*, heel, back, carry, take, pack, convey, usher, escort, pick up, import, take along, transport, fetch, lug, transfer, chaperon.
competition
gun.
examine
canvass, inspect, review, go through, chew over, criticize, assay, winnow, pat down, inquire, study, screen, go over, sweep, scan, scope, consider, pick at, survey, check, explore, look over, parse, research, turn over, probe, go into, audit, peruse, prospect, ponder, eye*, read, sift, size up, look see, take stock of, check out, finger*, pore over, dig into, appraise, scrutinize, case, try, view, reconnoiter, investigate, vet, search into, prove, frisk, delve into, weigh, scrutinate.
fetch
call for, buck, produce, obtain, earn, get, yield, bring back, draw forth, sell, realize, make, retrieve, go for, bring to, elicit, give rise to, sell for, bring, be sold for.
haul
draw, drag, hoist, heave, elevate, piggy back, raise, tug, cart, rake, boost, tow, jag, lift, trawl, shift, trail, remove, hump.
Examples of usage:
  1. " A good gun," went on Babalatchi. – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad
  2. " That wasn't my gun. – A Man to His Mate by J. Allan Dunn
  3. And, as for the rest of it, I suppose we'll be quite likely to forget, won't we, Joe, that either of us has so much as seen or thought of a gun to- night? – Then I'll Come Back to You by Larry Evans
  4. Hank's gun followed him shakingly. – The Moon is Green by Fritz Reuter Leiber
  5. Give me the gun. – Partners of the Out-Trail by Harold Bindloss

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