Associations to the word «Gage»


GAGE, verb. (obsolete) To give or deposit as a pledge or security; to pawn.
GAGE, verb. (archaic) To wager, to bet.
GAGE, verb. To bind by pledge, or security; to engage.
GAGE, noun. Something, such as a glove or other pledge, thrown down as a challenge to combat (now usually figurative).
GAGE, noun. (obsolete) Something valuable deposited as a guarantee or pledge; security, ransom.
GAGE, noun. US alternative spelling of gauge (a measure, instrument for measuring, etc.)
GAGE, verb. US alternative spelling of gauge (to measure)
GAGE, noun. A subspecies of plum, Prunus domestica subsp. italica.
GAGE, proper noun. A surname​.
GAGE, proper noun. A male given name, modern transferred use of the surname.
GAGE, proper noun. A ghost town in New Mexico.
GAGE, proper noun. A town in Oklahoma.

Dictionary definition

GAGE, noun. Street names for marijuana.
GAGE, noun. A measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc..
GAGE, verb. Place a bet on; "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse".

Wise words

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.