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Synonyms for boom

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boom, roar, roaring, thunder(noun)

    a deep prolonged loud noise

    thunder, microphone boom, nose drops, bellowing, bellow, scag, hollo, gravy, godsend, bonanza, holla, yowl, big H, hell dust, hollering, holler, gold rush, windfall, smack, manna from heaven, roar, bunce, roaring, holloa, skag

  2. boom(noun)

    a state of economic prosperity

    thunder, bonanza, roar, microphone boom, windfall, gravy, gold rush, godsend, manna from heaven, roaring, bunce

  3. boom, bonanza, gold rush, gravy, godsend, manna from heaven, windfall, bunce(noun)

    a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)

    "the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line"

    miraculous food, thunder, bonanza, roar, microphone boom, windfall, gravy, pan gravy, gold rush, godsend, manna from heaven, manna, roaring, bunce

  4. boom, microphone boom(noun)

    a pole carrying an overhead microphone projected over a film or tv set

    thunder, bonanza, roar, microphone boom, windfall, gravy, gold rush, godsend, manna from heaven, roaring, bunce

  5. boom(verb)

    any of various more-or-less horizontal spars or poles used to extend the foot of a sail or for handling cargo or in mooring

    thunder, bonanza, roar, microphone boom, windfall, gravy, gold rush, godsend, manna from heaven, roaring, bunce

  6. boom, din(verb)

    make a resonant sound, like artillery

    "His deep voice boomed through the hall"

    thunder, blast, thrive, din, expand, smash, nail, boom out, flourish

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

    hit hard

    "He smashed a 3-run homer"

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

  8. thunder, boom(verb)

    be the case that thunder is being heard

    "Whenever it thunders, my dog crawls under the bed"

    thrive, flourish, thunder, blast, din, expand, smash, nail, roar, boom out

  9. boom, boom out(verb)

    make a deep hollow sound

    "Her voice booms out the words of the song"

    thunder, blast, thrive, din, expand, smash, nail, boom out, flourish

  10. boom, thrive, flourish, expand(verb)

    grow vigorously

    "The deer population in this town is thriving"; "business is booming"

    elaborate, wave, fly high, expound, exposit, flourish, spread out, blast, amplify, lucubrate, blow up, thrive, din, extend, inflate, expatiate, nail, brandish, flesh out, dilate, thunder, enlarge, prosper, expand, boom out, smash

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. boom(v. n.)

    roar, resound

  2. boom(v. n.)

    rush, bound, dash forward

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. boom(v)

    resound, roar

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "boom":

    auge, prosperity, thump, bonanza, bam, bang, explosion, bim, surge, expansion, boum, rebound, apogee, -bam, booming, trough, recovery, upsurge, rebounds, arrow, upturn, tree, rise, rally


  1. List of known nicknames for "Boom":

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How to use boom in a sentence?

  1. Maureen McFadden:

    They had a blanket. We didn't have a blanket, it didn't matter that they couldn't speak English. They were rebels and we were rebels, so boom!

  2. David Rudolph:

    We're known for Motown and cars and manufacturing. But in the last three years, there has definitely been a culinary boom.

  3. Nicole Robertson:

    A lot of opportunities have come with the boom in the Bakken region in North Dakota, but we as indigenous people are original land stewards. It’s in our genes.

  4. Gavin Wendt:

    The confluence of big overseas miners looking to repatriate to their home bases and strong indicators such as a weaker Aussie dollar is driving the market further into M&A activity, add in cheap labor post the boom and a vibrant mid-tier gold sector and it's not hard to see why things are accelerating.

  5. Monica Sledge:

    It was just a really loud, deep boom and it shook the windows and I just kind of freaked out, picked up my son and went the opposite direction.

Translations for boom

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  • فقاعةArabic
  • бумтеж, гик, бум, боботя, плаващ бараж, буча, бръмчене, стрела, разцветBulgarian
  • boomCatalan, Valencian
  • boomDanish
  • Dröhnen, Baum, Ausleger, Boom, AufschwungGerman
  • κεραίαGreek
  • bum, boom, retumbarSpanish
  • jyristä, puomi, pamaus, korkeasuhdanneFinnish
  • mat, boum, bôme, boomFrench
  • bumaile, crann scóide, borradh, bum, borradh trádálaIrish
  • उछालHindi
  • bomaItalian
  • בּוּםHebrew
  • ブームJapanese
  • ಬೂಮ್Kannada
  • Korean
  • BUTIOLatin
  • pako, kotokotoMāori
  • dreunen, hoogconjunctuur, donderen, boem, giek, hausseDutch
  • grzmot, bom, boom, hukPolish
  • estrondo, retranca, boom, estrondear, lança, ribombarPortuguese
  • bubuit, avânt, detunătură, prosperitateRomanian
  • подъём, гул, громыха́ть, рокота́ть, бон, расцвет, грохота́ть, стрела, бум, рокот, гуде́тьRussian
  • länsa, bom, högkonjunktur, läns, hausse, boomSwedish
  • BoomTurkish

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