gun


gun
I
n.

1) to aim; fire; point a gun at smb.

2) to turn a gun on smb.

3) to draw a gun

4) to hold a gun on smb.; to hold a gun to smb.'s head

5) to load; unload a gun

6) to man a gun

7) (artillery) to lay ('adjust') a gun

8) to carry, pack (AE, colloq.) a gun

9) to silence an enemy gun

10) to spike ('make unusable') a gun

11) an antiaircraft; antitank; BB; burp (colloq.), submachine, Tommy (colloq.); field; heavy; machine; ray; riot gun; shotgun; starter's; stun; zip (AE) gun

12) a grease; spray gun

13) a gun fires, goes off; jams; misfires

14) (misc.) to jump the gun ('to start too early')

II

v. (d; intr.) to gun for ('to search for with a gun') (also fig.)

* * *
[gʌn]
BB
antitank
burp (colloq ) submachine
goes off
heavy-machine
jams
misfires
pack (AE, colloq.) a gun
point a gunat smb.
riot gun
spray gun
starter's
to hold a gun to smb. 's head
unload a gun
zip (AE) gun
Tommy (colloq.)
(artillery) to lay ('adjust') a gun
a grease
a gun fires
an antiaircraft
to aim
to carry
to draw a gun
to hold a gun on smb
to load
to man a gun
to silence an enemy gun
to spike ('make unusable') a gun
to turn a gunon smb.
(misc.) to jump the gun ('to start too early')
(d; intr.) to gun for (also fig.; 'to search for with a gun')

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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