1. gun muzzle, muzzle, opening

usage: the open circular discharging end of a gun

2. muzzle, face

usage: forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose

3. muzzle, restraint, constraint

usage: a leather or wire restraint that fits over an animal's snout (especially a dog's nose and jaws) and prevents it from eating or biting

4. gag, muzzle, restraint, constraint

usage: restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting


1. muzzle, equip, fit, fit out, outfit

usage: fit with a muzzle; "muzzle the dog to prevent it from biting strangers"

2. gag, muzzle, hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up

usage: prevent from speaking out; "The press was gagged"

3. gag, muzzle, tie, bind

usage: tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them; "The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair"

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