Gage - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡeɪdʒ|  American pronunciation of the word gage
Brit.  |ɡeɪdʒ|  British pronunciation of the word gage

noun

- street names for marijuana (syn: dope, grass, locoweed, pot, sens, sess, skunk, smoke, weed)
- a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc. (syn: gauge)

verb

- place a bet on (syn: back, game, punt, stake)

Examples

Gage predicted the president's proposal would be a tough sell (=something that is difficult to persuade someone about) before Congress. American English

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