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verb gag pronunciation in American English /ɡæɡ/
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I/you/we/theygag
he/she/itgags
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past tensegagged
past participlegagged
  1. 1
    [intransitive] informal to be unable to swallow because you feel as if you are going to vomit (=bring food back up from your stomach)

    Frank gagged on his seafood.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to tie a piece of cloth over someones mouth so that they cannot speak or make a noise

    They gagged him with his own silk tie.

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