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Synonyms for blast
blæst, blɑst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blast(noun)

    a very long fly ball

    Synonyms:
    attack, blow, flak, clap, fire, bang, good time, gust, bam, eruption, flack

  2. bang, clap, eruption, blast, bam(noun)

    a sudden very loud noise

    Synonyms:
    flak, hit, belt, gonorrhoea, fringe, smash, blow, knock, bam, volcanic eruption, fire, clap, strike, eruption, boot, attack, gonorrhea, smasher, outbreak, thrill, gust, charge, flack, flush, bang, bash, extravasation, rush, eructation, kick, irruption, good time, clack

  3. gust, blast, blow(noun)

    a strong current of air

    "the tree was bent almost double by the gust"

    Synonyms:
    nose candy, reversal, bam, snow, bump, setback, bang, flak, clap, fire, black eye, coke, reverse, attack, shock, puff, good time, blow, gust, eruption, flack

  4. blast(noun)

    an explosion (as of dynamite)

    Synonyms:
    attack, blow, flak, clap, fire, bang, good time, gust, bam, eruption, flack

  5. good time, blast(noun)

    a highly pleasurable or exciting experience

    "we had a good time at the party"; "celebrating after the game was a blast"

    Synonyms:
    attack, blow, flak, clap, fire, bang, good time, gust, bam, eruption, flack

  6. fire, attack, flak, flack, blast(verb)

    intense adverse criticism

    "Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party"; "the government has come under attack"; "don't give me any flak"

    Synonyms:
    ardour, antiaircraft gun, flaming, fervour, ardor, flak, tone-beginning, antiaircraft, onslaught, attempt, blow, fervidness, flak catcher, bam, onset, flack catcher, flack, clap, flame, ack-ack gun, eruption, attack, fire, gust, ack-ack, approach, firing, onrush, fervency, bang, fervor, pom-pom, plan of attack, good time

  7. blast, blare(verb)

    make a strident sound

    "She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone"

    Synonyms:
    shoot, beep, toot, crucify, shell, blare, boom, savage, knock down, claxon, pillory, smash, nail, honk

  8. smash, nail, boom, blast(verb)

    hit hard

    "He smashed a 3-run homer"

    Synonyms:
    boom out, cop, shoot, crush, bankrupt, complete, thunder, nail, nail down, pass with flying colors, smash, arrest, bang up, nab, din, smash up, ruin, boom, demolish, pillory, break, breeze through, ace, blare, sweep through, sail through, pinpoint, collar, apprehend, savage, peg, thrive, pick up, expand, flourish, crucify, dash, knock down, shell

  9. blast, shell(verb)

    use explosives on

    "The enemy has been shelling us all day"

    Synonyms:
    vanquish, shoot, knock down, beat, crush, crucify, blare, pillory, husk, nail, savage, trounce, boom, beat out, shell, smash

  10. blast(verb)

    apply a draft or strong wind to to

    "the air conditioning was blasting cold air at us"

    Synonyms:
    shoot, crucify, shell, blare, boom, savage, knock down, pillory, smash, nail

  11. blast, shell(verb)

    create by using explosives

    "blast a passage through the mountain"

    Synonyms:
    vanquish, shoot, knock down, beat, crush, crucify, blare, pillory, husk, nail, savage, trounce, boom, beat out, shell, smash

  12. blast(verb)

    make with or as if with an explosion

    "blast a tunnel through the Alps"

    Synonyms:
    shoot, crucify, shell, blare, boom, savage, knock down, pillory, smash, nail

  13. blast, shoot(verb)

    fire a shot

    "the gunman blasted away"

    Synonyms:
    shoot, scud, germinate, blare, sprout, hit, nail, film, smash, crucify, take, pullulate, fool, bourgeon, boom, pillory, scoot, fool away, fritter, dissipate, dart, frivol away, burgeon forth, fritter away, charge, inject, savage, shoot down, buck, snap, photograph, dash, knock down, flash, pip, spud, tear, shell

  14. savage, blast, pillory, crucify(verb)

    criticize harshly or violently

    "The press savaged the new President"; "The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage"

    Synonyms:
    crucify, dun, savage, bedevil, subdue, gibbet, shoot, blare, pillory, nail, mortify, rag, boom, knock down, frustrate, shell, torment, smash

  15. blast, knock down(verb)

    shatter as if by explosion

    Synonyms:
    crucify, coldcock, knock down, dump, deck, down, cut down, blare, pillory, push down, pull down, nail, savage, shoot, floor, boom, shell, smash

  16. blast(verb)

    shrivel or wither or mature imperfectly

    Synonyms:
    shoot, crucify, shell, blare, boom, savage, knock down, pillory, smash, nail

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. blast(v)

    Synonyms:
    blight, shrivel, destroy, wither

    Antonyms:
    restore, expand, swell

  2. blast(n)

    Synonyms:
    breeze, efflation, explosion, blight, burst, blaze, frustration, destruction, squall, gale, tempest, hurricane, affiliation

    Antonyms:
    zephyr, gentle breeze, neutralization

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. blast(n.)

    Synonyms:
    gust, squall, sudden breeze

  2. blast(n.)

    Synonyms:
    peal, blare, clang

  3. blast(n.)

    Synonyms:
    explosion, outbreak, burst, discharge

  4. blast(n.)

    Synonyms:
    blight, pestilential influence

  5. blast(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    blight, kill, destroy, ruin, annihilate, wither, shrivel

  6. blast(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    rend by explosion

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. blast(n)

    Synonyms:
    squall, gust, peal, blare, clang, explosion, discharge

  2. blast(v)

    Synonyms:
    blight, destroy, frustrate, ruin, explode, rend, open

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How to use blast in a sentence?

  1. Inspector Mewa Lal Gaur:

    When the first blast took place in the gas cylinder many people collected there to watch and see what had happened. Then there was a secondary blast.

  2. Kazuhiro Harada:

    Other Japanese electric arc furnace steelmakers are likely to follow Tokyo Steel's step to mirror a jump in steel scrap prices, i expect the steel market will remain on an upward trend for a while and Japan's bigger blast furnace makers will also increase prices.

  3. Roger Federer:

    We went to warm up and were having a blast on the court, but then everything started to get a bit crazy, i was thinking is this the best scenario ? Because people need to get home and be safe and this was honestly when I knew we shouldn't play, it was too much stress and pressure for everybody.

  4. The Homeland:

    If the explosion is some distance away, it could take 30 seconds or more for the blast wave to hit.

  5. Tom Tyler:

    We're in the process of building a new warehouse for some of those now that have walls that you can literally take a tractor trailer and drive into them and they won't go. Very, very heavy duty, blast-proof walls.

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Translations for blast

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  • انفجارArabic
  • порив, гърмя, свиря силно, проклинам, духане, експлозия, взривявамBulgarian
  • Windstoß, ExplosionGerman
  • έκρηξηGreek
  • paahtaa, soimata, haukkua, mollata, puuska, blasti, ilmavirta, puhallus, kirottua, räjähdys, pahus, törähtää, pärähdys, kirota, laukaista, sättiä, kuihduttaa, tuulenpuuska, alkeissolu, puhahdus, jyrähtää, räjähtää, töräys, törähdys, räjäyttää, painaa läpiFinnish
  • rafaleFrench
  • blastIrish
  • sgalScottish Gaelic
  • robbanásHungarian
  • ledakanIndonesian
  • colpo di vento, ventata, esplosione, scoppio, cribbio, raffica, citoblasto, folata, getto, squilloItalian
  • 疾風, 突風Japanese
  • ته‌قینه‌وه‌, زرمه‌, ته‌قانه‌وه‌Kurdish
  • uruhangaMāori
  • ontploffing, windstoot, rukwindDutch
  • sprenging, explosjonNorwegian
  • ventania, explosãoPortuguese
  • vijelie, suflare, rafală (de vânt), suflu, explozieRomanian
  • порыв, грохот, грохотать, взрывать, проклинать, проклясть, порыв ветра, дутьё, взрыв, греметь, взорвать, раскритиковатьRussian
  • kilipuziSwahili
  • patlamaTurkish
  • 爆破Chinese

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