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Definition 1: the sound produced while gargling - [noun denoting event]

(gargle is a kind of ...) the sudden occurrence of an audible event

"the sound awakened them"

Definition 2: a medicated solution used for gargling and rinsing the mouth - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for gargle in the sense of this definition

(gargle is a kind of ...) a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution

"he used a solution of peroxide and water"

Definition 3: rinse one's mouth and throat with mouthwash - [verb of body]

Samples where gargle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • gargle with this liquid

Synonyms for gargle in the sense of this definition

(gargle is a kind of ...) cleanse (one's body) with soap and water

Definition 4: utter with gargling or burbling sounds - [verb of communication]

(gargle is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

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