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Definition of gas verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they gas
    he / she / it gases
    past simple gassed
    -ing form gassing
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    kill/harm with gas
  1. 1[transitive] gas somebody/yourself to kill or harm someone by making them breathe poisonous gas She gassed herself with fumes from the car's exhaust pipe. He was gassed in the war.
  2. talk
  3. 2[intransitive] (usually used in the progressive tenses) (old-fashioned) (informal) to talk for a long time about things that are not important synonym chat I thought he'd never stop gassing!
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: gas