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Synonyms for bombardment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. barrage, bombardment, outpouring, onslaught(noun)

    the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)

    "a barrage of questions"; "a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake"

    Synonyms:
    battery, onrush, overflow, spring, fountain, onset, shelling, discharge, gush, onslaught, flood, run, attack, barrage, bombing, natural spring, barrage fire, outpouring, flush, outflow

  2. barrage, barrage fire, battery, bombardment, shelling(noun)

    the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target

    "they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops"; "the shelling went on for hours without pausing"

    Synonyms:
    barrage fire, barrage, outpouring, stamp battery, electric battery, onslaught, shelling, assault and battery, battery, bombing

  3. bombardment(noun)

    the act (or an instance) of subjecting a body or substance to the impact of high-energy particles (as electrons or alpha rays)

    Synonyms:
    battery, outpouring, bombing, barrage fire, shelling, onslaught, barrage

  4. bombing, bombardment(noun)

    an attack by dropping bombs

    Synonyms:
    barrage fire, barrage, outpouring, onslaught, shelling, battery, bombing

Editors Contribution

  1. dodgeball

    to strike a player with a rubber ball. while the person without the ball runs away.

    during bombardment i was the second person out.

    Submitted by rinat on August 11, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bombardment(n.)

    Synonyms:
    attack with bombs

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    bombing, shelling, bombed, bombarded, strikes, strike, shelled, bombings, airstrike, bombard, bomber, gunfire, bomb

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How to use bombardment in a sentence?

  1. Lieutenant Colonel Didier Badjeck:

    After that, the head of state ordered the air force to carry out strikes. With the bombardment, the fighters were forced to decamp from Achigachia.

  2. Clarissa Ward:

    Firstly, in the run-up to this cessation of hostilities there was a dramatic increase in the intensiveness ... of Russian aerial bombardment and also of the regime warplanes of Bashar al-Assad, secondly, the people living in rebel territory don't trust the Assad regime and see this cessation of hostilities as a trick designed so that the regime can take more territory.

  3. Lenie de Jong-van Naarden:

    Many people, among them the Frank girls, slept leaning against their mother or father; everyone was dead tired. And then the tension: what would happen next? Perhaps the train would crash? There might be a bombardment; we were hoping for that. (...) A lot of people slept. It was simply a death train. People died [while] underway, and there were many dead when we arrived. I believe that we were in those cattle cars for two days and nights. After the war someone asked me: "Didn't you get anything to eat?" No, we didn't get anything, absolutely nothing.

  4. Bill Bottke:

    This gives us the opportunity, by understanding the moon, to understand all these other worlds as well, this bombardment that's happening to the early moon...it's happening to all the planets.

  5. Adam McLaughlin:

    It's pretty good being down here because we do escape that constant bombardment through the media.


Translations for bombardment

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • бамбёжка, бамбава́ннеBelarusian
  • бомбардиро́вкаBulgarian
  • Beschuss, Bombardierung, BombardementGerman
  • bombardeoSpanish
  • بمبارانPersian
  • pommitus, hiukkaspommitus, tykistökeskitysFinnish
  • bombardementFrench
  • bombardamentoItalian
  • הַפצָצָהHebrew
  • 衝撃, 砲撃, 爆撃, 照射Japanese
  • 포격Korean
  • bombardementDutch
  • bombardeio, bombardeamentoPortuguese
  • bombardare, bombardamentRomanian
  • артобстре́л, бомбардиро́вка, бомбёжка, канона́да, артиллери́йский обстре́лRussian
  • бомбува́ння, бомбардува́нняUkrainian
  • بمبارUrdu

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