Synonyms of gun in English:

gun


See definition of gun

noun

1

SYNONYMS
firearm, weapon
informal shooter, cannon
North American informal piece, heater, gat, rod, roscoe, shooting iron

verb

1gun down‘they were gunned down in a senseless act of violence’

SYNONYMS
shoot, shoot down, mow down, hit, wound, injure, cut down, bring down
put a bullet in, pick off, bag, fell, kill
execute, put before a firing squad
informal pot, blast, pump full of lead, plug, zap
literary slay

Phrases

    go great guns

    ‘her fashion business is going great guns’


    SYNONYMS
    prosper, do well, get on well, go well, fare well
    thrive, flourish, flower, bloom, burgeon, blossom
    boom, expand, spread, pick up, improve, come on
    succeed, be successful, make it, do all right for oneself, get ahead, progress, make progress, make headway, advance, get on in the world, go up in the world, arrive, fly high, make one's mark, make good, become rich, strike gold, strike oil, be in clover
    informal go places, make the big time, be in the pink, be fine and dandy
    archaic make good speed