gas

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈgæs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/gæs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(gas)


Inflections of 'gas' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": gases
Inflections of 'gas' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
gasses
v 3rd person singular
gassing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
gassed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
gassed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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gas

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. need to stop for gas (soon)
  2. am almost out of gas
  3. [premium, basic] gas
  4. need to fill up on gas
  5. [high, low] -octane gas
  6. what is the price of gas?
  7. the price of gas has gone [up, down]
  8. gas is [$2.50] per gallon
  9. [forgot, need] to get gas before we [go, leave]
  10. works at the garage pumping gas
  11. a hybrid (engine) of gas and electric
  12. give it some gas!
  13. step on the gas!
  14. put your foot on the gas!
  15. is powered by gas
  16. runs on gas
  17. are [drilling, exploring] for gas
  18. the [building, house] is heated by natural gas
  19. air polluted by [toxic, noxious] gases
  20. [huge, vast, giant] clouds of gas
n as adj
  1. need to [stop at, find] a gas station
  2. the gas pump
  3. the gas tank is [full, on empty]
  4. [a full, an empty] gas tank
  5. gas (and oil) prices
  6. gets [good, poor] gas mileage
  7. the gas pedal
  8. a gas lawnmower
  9. [huge, vast, giant] gas clouds
  10. the [national, regional] gas supplier
  11. [buy, deliver] gas canisters
v
  1. gassed out during the [marathon, race]
  2. gassed out at [work, school]
  3. gassed himself in his [car, garage]
  4. gassed them to death
  5. was gassed with carbon monoxide
  6. UK: stop gassing about it!
adv
  1. is gas powered
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