• Gaged Definition & Synonyms
- (imp. & p. p.) of Gage
• Gag Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) Something thrust into the mouth or throat to hinder speaking.
- (n.) A speech or phrase interpolated offhand by an actor on the stage in his part as written, usually consisting of some seasonable or local allusion.
- (v. i.) To introduce gags or interpolations. See Gag, n., 3.
- (v. t.) To cause to heave with nausea.
- (v. i.) To heave with nausea; to retch.
- (n.) A mouthful that makes one retch; a choking bit; as, a gag of mutton fat.
- (v. t.) To pry or hold open by means of a gag.
- (v. t.) To stop the mouth of, by thrusting sometimes in, so as to hinder speaking; hence, to silence by authority or by violence; not to allow freedom of speech to.
• Gage Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) To give or deposit as a pledge or security for some act; to wage or wager; to pawn or pledge.
- (n.) A measure or standard. See Gauge, n.
- (n.) A variety of plum; as, the greengage; also, the blue gage, frost gage, golden gage, etc., having more or less likeness to the greengage. See Greengage.
- (n.) A glove, cap, or the like, cast on the ground as a challenge to combat, and to be taken up by the accepter of the challenge; a challenge; a defiance.
- (n.) A pledge or pawn; something laid down or given as a security for the performance of some act by the person depositing it, and forfeited by nonperformance; security.
- (v. t.) To measure. See Gauge, v. t.
- (n.) To bind by pledge, or security; to engage.
- () A wedge with a graduated edge, to measure the width of a space into which it is thrust.