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Entry Word: plug
Function: verb
Text: 1 to close up so that no empty spaces remain <plugged the hole in the wall with putty> -- see FILL 2
2 to devote serious and sustained effort <plugged away at solving the math problem> -- see LABOR
3 to provide publicity for <the actress is giving lots of interviews to plug her latest movie> -- see PUBLICIZE 1
4 to strike with a missile from a gun <the gangster plugged the stool pigeon as a lesson for any others who were tempted to talk> -- see SHOOT 3