Definition of Plug

1. Noun. Blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly.

Exact synonyms: Stopper, Stopple
Generic synonyms: Block, Blockage, Closure, Occlusion, Stop, Stoppage
Specialized synonyms: Bung, Spile, Bottle Cork, Cork, Drainplug, Earplug, Fipple, Tampion, Tompion, Tampon, Spigot, Tap
Derivative terms: Stop, Stopper, Stopple

2. Verb. Fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug. "Stop up the leak"
Exact synonyms: Secure, Stop Up
Specialized synonyms: Stopper, Stopple, Tampon, Chink, Cork, Cork Up
Entails: Enter, Infix, Insert, Introduce
Generic synonyms: Close, Fill Up

3. Noun. A wad of something chewable as tobacco.
Exact synonyms: Chaw, Chew, Cud, Quid, Wad
Generic synonyms: Bit, Bite, Morsel
Derivative terms: Chaw, Chew, Wad

4. Verb. Persist in working hard. "Students must plug away at this problem"
Exact synonyms: Plug Away
Generic synonyms: Hang In, Hang On, Hold On, Persevere, Persist

5. Noun. Blatant or sensational promotion.
Exact synonyms: Ballyhoo, Hoopla, Hype
Generic synonyms: Packaging, Promotion, Promotional Material, Publicity
Derivative terms: Ballyhoo

6. Verb. Deliver a quick blow to. "The fighter managed to plug his opponent"; "He punched me in the stomach"
Exact synonyms: Punch
Generic synonyms: Hit
Derivative terms: Punch, Puncher

7. Noun. Electrical device that fits into the cylinder head of an internal-combustion engine and ignites the gas by means of an electric spark.
Exact synonyms: Spark Plug, Sparking Plug
Generic synonyms: Electrical Device
Group relationships: Ignition, Ignition System

8. Verb. Make a plug for; praise the qualities or in order to sell or promote. "Sam and Sue plug the movie "
Generic synonyms: Advertise, Advertize, Promote, Push
Derivative terms: Plugger

9. Noun. An electrical device with two or three pins that is inserted in a socket to make an electrical connection.
Exact synonyms: Male Plug
Generic synonyms: Electrical Device
Specialized synonyms: Phone Plug, Telephone Plug

10. Verb. Insert a plug into. ; "Plug the wall"

11. Noun. An upright hydrant for drawing water to use in fighting a fire.
Exact synonyms: Fire Hydrant, Fireplug
Generic synonyms: Hydrant

12. Verb. Insert as a plug. "She plugged a cork in the wine bottle"

13. Noun. An old or over-worked horse.
Exact synonyms: Hack, Jade, Nag
Generic synonyms: Equus Caballus, Horse
Derivative terms: Jade, Jade

Definition of Plug

1. n. Any piece of wood, metal, or other substance used to stop or fill a hole; a stopple.

2. v. t. To stop with a plug; to make tight by stopping a hole.

Definition of Plug

1. Noun. (context: electricity) A pronged connecting device which fits into a mating socket. ¹

2. Noun. Any piece of wood, metal, or other substance used to stop or fill a hole; a stopple. ¹

3. Noun. (American English) A flat oblong cake of pressed tobacco. ¹

4. Noun. (US slang) A high, tapering silk hat. ¹

5. Noun. (US slang) A worthless horse. ¹

6. Noun. (context: construction) A block of wood let into a wall to afford a hold for nails. ¹

7. Noun. A mention of a product (usually a book, film or play) in an interview, or an interview which features one or more of these. ¹

8. Noun. (geology) A body of once molten rock that hardened in a volcanic vent. Usually round or oval in shape. ¹

9. Noun. (context: fishing) A type of lure consisting of a rigid, buoyant or semi-buoyant body and one or more hooks. ¹

10. Verb. (transitive) To stop with a plug; to make tight by stopping a hole. ¹

11. Verb. (transitive) To blatantly mention a particular product or service as if advertising it. ¹

12. Verb. (intransitive) (informal) To persist or continue with something. ¹

13. Verb. (transitive) To shoot a bullet into something with a gun. ¹

14. Verb. (slang transitive) to have sex with, penetrate sexually. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Plug

1. to seal or close with a plug (a piece of material used to fill a hole) [v PLUGGED, PLUGGING, PLUGS]

Medical Definition of Plug

1. 1. Any piece of wood, metal, or other substance used to stop or fill a hole; a stopple. 2. A flat oblong cake of pressed tobacco. 3. A high, tapering silk hat. 4. A worthless horse. 5. A block of wood let into a wall, to afford a hold for nails. Fire plug, a street hydrant to which hose may be attached. Hawse plug, a tapering valve, which turns in a case like the plug of a faucet. Origin: Akin to D. Plug, G. Pflock, Dan. Plok, plug, Sw. Plugg; cf. W. Ploc. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plug

plucks
pluckt
plucky
plucot
plucots
plue
plues
pluferfect tense
pluff
pluffed
pluffier
pluffiest
pluffing
pluffs
pluffy
plug-and-play
plug-in
plug-ins
plug-ugly
plug and play
plug away
plug fuse
plug hat
plug in
plug nickel
plug out
plug the runner
plug up
plugback

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