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Synonyms for volley
ˈvɒl ivol·ley

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fusillade, salvo, volley, burstnoun

    rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms

    "our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise"

    Synonyms:
    fusillade, outburst, fit, explosion, salvo, flare-up, burst

    Antonyms:
    ground stroke

  2. volleyverb

    a tennis return made by hitting the ball before it bounces

    Synonyms:
    burst, fusillade, salvo

    Antonyms:
    ground stroke

  3. volleyverb

    be dispersed in a volley

    "gun shots volleyed at the attackers"

    Antonyms:
    ground stroke

  4. volleyverb

    hit before it touches the ground

    "volley the tennis ball"

    Antonyms:
    ground stroke

  5. volleyverb

    discharge in, or as if in, a volley

    "the attackers volleyed gunshots at the civilians"

    Antonyms:
    ground stroke

  6. volleyverb

    make a volley

    Antonyms:
    ground stroke

  7. volleyverb

    utter rapidly

    "volley a string of curses"

    Antonyms:
    ground stroke

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. volleynoun

    Synonyms:
    discharge, emission, burst, explosion, blast

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. volleynoun

    Synonyms:
    salvo, outpouring, storm, discharge

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "volley":

    foley, salvo

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1931fit
#9053explosion
#9876burst
#16075foley
#37393volley
#37664outburst
#41709salvo
#242529fusillade

How to use volley in a sentence?

  1. Paul Walker:

    Volley is tackling and solving one of the most difficult and important problems in machine learning: extracting knowledge from unstructured information.

  2. Polk County:

    At that moment in time, we heard another volley and a woman scream and a baby whimper.

  3. Dan Gainor:

    This is just the latest volley in Hollywood's war against faith, rather than simply deny the divine, ‘Angel From Hell’ seeks to denigrate it. They picked 'Glee' veteran Jane Lynch, who hates conservatives, to portray a disgustingly foul and perverted ‘angel.’.

  4. Gilles Muller:

    If I were coaching a young player I would teach them to serve and volley, 95 percent of the top 100 are not doing it so that means they never practise to prepare for a serve and volleyer coming at them. If you mix it up and throw in some serve and volley it makes the returner take more risks.

  5. Florida State Attorney Jeffrey Ashton:

    ( Todashev) went down, but Ibragim Todashev was not incapacitated. Ibragim Todashev came up again in an aggressive manner, and the officer then fired the second volley of three or four shots. Which at that point essentially incapacitated Ibragim Todashev, it would seem almost superhuman, but everything that we have learned in the investigation would show an individual who has a great deal of tolerance of pain and would more or less fight beyond it.


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