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GASP

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does gasp mean? 

GASP (noun)
  The noun GASP has 1 sense:

1. a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open

  Familiarity information: GASP used as a noun is very rare.


GASP (verb)
  The verb GASP has 1 sense:

1. breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted

  Familiarity information: GASP used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GASP (noun)


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Meaning:

A short labored intake of breath with the mouth open

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

gasp; pant

Context example:

she gave a gasp and fainted

Hypernyms ("gasp" is a kind of...):

aspiration; breathing in; inhalation; inspiration (the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing)


GASP (verb)


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Meaning:

Breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Synonyms:

gasp; pant; puff; heave

Context example:

The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily

Hypernyms (to "gasp" is one way to...):

blow (exhale hard)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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