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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

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. BLAST

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How to use blast in a sentence?

  1. Lance Whipple:

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  2. Robert Brown:

    We are disappointed and concerned by statements that reduce individuals to stereotypes on the basis of a broad category such as sex, race, or ethnicity, Brown wrote in a blast e-mail to the Boston University community. I believe Dr. Grundy’s remarks fit this characterization.

  3. Brian Schaeffer:

    Everything close to where the blast occurred was fractured, i've never seen that amount of force exerted on a structure in my career.

  4. Mark Twain, The Mysterious Stranger, chapter 10 (1916):

    [Humanity] has unquestionably one really effective weapon—laughter. Power, money, persuasion, supplication, persecution—these can lift at a colossal humbug—push it a little—weaken it a little, century by century; but only laughter can blow it to rags and atoms at a blast. Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.

  5. George Gordon Byron:

    For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast,And breathed in the face of the foe as he pass'dAnd the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill,And their hearts but once heaved, and for ever grew still


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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