Need another word that means the same as “glue”? Find 14 synonyms and 30 related words for “glue” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Glue” are: gum, mucilage, adhesive, fixative, paste, cement, stick, be riveted by, be riveted to, be gripped by, be hypnotized by, be mesmerized by
Glue as a Noun
Definitions of "Glue" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “glue” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- An adhesive substance used for sticking objects or materials together.
- Cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive.
Synonyms of "Glue" as a noun (6 Words)
|adhesive||A substance used for sticking objects or materials together; glue.|
|cement||Concrete pavement is sometimes referred to as cement.|
|fixative||A liquid sprayed on to a pastel or charcoal drawing to fix colours or prevent smudging.|
An alcoholic fixative.
|gum||A gum tree especially a eucalyptus.|
|mucilage||A gelatinous substance secreted by plants.|
|paste||A paste used as an adhesive especially for sticking paper.|
Blend onions sugar and oil to a paste.
Usage Examples of "Glue" as a noun
- What is the glue that holds companies together?
- Waterproof glue.
Glue as a Verb
Definitions of "Glue" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “glue” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Join or attach with or as if with glue.
- Fasten or join with or as if with glue.
- Be paying very close attention to (something, especially a television.
- Be fixed as if by glue.
Synonyms of "Glue" as a verb (8 Words)
|be gripped by||To remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted — used only in infinitive form.|
|be hypnotized by||Be identical to; be someone or something.|
|be mesmerized by||Happen, occur, take place.|
|be riveted by||Be identical to; be someone or something.|
|be riveted to||Form or compose.|
|gum||Cover fill fix or smear with or as if with gum.|
If you gum the tape it is stronger.
|paste||Coat with paste.|
He pasted his opponent.
|stick||Stick to firmly.|
Stick the poster onto the wall.
Usage Examples of "Glue" as a verb
- I was glued to the telly when the Olympics were on.
- The wood is cut into pieces which are then glued together.
- His eyes were glued on her.
Associations of "Glue" (30 Words)
|adhere||Be loyal to.|
Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall.
|adherence||The quality or process of sticking fast to an object or surface.|
Adherence to a fat free diet.
|adhesion||A fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures.|
The adhesion of the gum strip to the paper.
|adhesive||Able to stick fast to a surface or object; sticky.|
An adhesive label.
A good deal of prominence attaches to the central union federations.
|attachment||Temporary secondment to an organization.|
The processor comes complete with a blender attachment.
|chew||Chew food to bite and grind with the teeth.|
A chew of tobacco.
|chomp||Munch or chew noisily or vigorously.|
The boy chomped his sandwich.
|embed||Place (a phrase or clause) within another clause or sentence.|
The Victorian values embedded in Tennyson s poetry.
|epoxy||Glue with epoxy.|
Epoxy the shards.
|fix||Decide upon or fix definitely.|
The company is working on a fix but suggests users consider technical workarounds in the meantime.
|glutinous||Having the sticky properties of an adhesive.|
|gum||Wood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum.|
The receipts are gummed into a special book.
|implant||Provide someone or something with something by implantation.|
A silicone breast implant.
|incisor||A narrow edged tooth at the front of the mouth adapted for cutting In humans there are four incisors in each jaw.|
|mastication||Biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow.|
|mucous||Of or secreting or covered with or resembling mucus.|
Mucous glands of the intestine.
|pitchy||Of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal.|
|primer||A cap or cylinder containing a compound which responds to friction or an electrical impulse and ignites the charge in a cartridge or explosive.|
Apply three coats of primer.
|slimy||Covered with or resembling slime.|
Thick slimy mud.
|sticker||A short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing.|
Warning stickers on the glass.
|sticky||Having the sticky properties of an adhesive.|
The dough should be moist but not sticky.
|tacky||(of glue, paint, or other substances) not fully dry and retaining a slightly sticky feel.|
|tape||Fasten or attach with tape.|
A tape of a radio talk.
|taping||A recording made on magnetic tape.|
|tooth||Something resembling the tooth of an animal.|
The paper used in copying machines is good as it has tooth and takes ink well.
|tusk||Remove the tusks of animals.|
Tusk an elephant.
|viscid||Having the sticky properties of an adhesive.|
The viscid mucus lining of the intestine.
|viscosity||The state of being thick, sticky, and semi-fluid in consistency, due to internal friction.|
Cooling the fluid raises its viscosity.
|viscous||Having the sticky properties of an adhesive.|