Synonyms of gum in English:

gum


See definition of gum

noun

1‘the photographs were stuck down with gum’

SYNONYMS

glue, adhesive, fixative, paste, cement, resin, epoxy resin, superglue

North American mucilage

North American informal stickum


verb

1‘the receipts were gummed into a special book’

SYNONYMS

stick, glue, paste, cement

fix, affix, attach, fasten, post


Phrases

    gum something up

      1‘check the valves to make sure that they don't get gummed up’

      SYNONYMS

      clog, clog up, choke, choke up, stop up, dam up, plug, congest, jam, obstruct, occlude, close

      informal

      bung up, gunge up

      2‘perfectionism tends to gum up the works’

      SYNONYMS

      obstruct, impede, hinder, interfere with, bring to a halt