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Synonyms for blow

Synonyms for (noun) blow

Synonyms: blow, puff Definition: forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth Usage: he gave his nose a loud blow; he blew out all the candles with a single puff

Similar words: breathing out, exhalation, expiration Definition: the act of expelling air from the lungs

Synonyms: blow Definition: a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon Usage: a blow on the head

Similar words: stroke Definition: a single complete movement

Synonyms: coke, C, blow, snow, nose candy Definition: street names for cocaine

Similar words: cocain, cocaine Definition: a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive

Synonyms: shock, blow Definition: an unpleasant or disappointing surprise Usage: it came as a shock to learn that he was injured

Similar words: surprise Definition: a sudden unexpected event

Synonyms: bump, blow Definition: an impact (as from a collision) Usage: the bump threw him off the bicycle

Similar words: impact Definition: the striking of one body against another

Synonyms: blow, setback, black eye, reversal, reverse Definition: an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating

Similar words: natural event, occurrence, occurrent, happening Definition: an event that happens

Synonyms: gust, blast, blow Definition: a strong current of air Usage: the tree was bent almost double by the gust

Similar words: wind, current of air, air current Definition: air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure Usage: trees bent under the fierce winds; when there is no wind, row; the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere

Synonyms for (verb) blow

Synonyms: blow Definition: exhale hard Usage: blow on the soup to cool it down

Similar words: exhale, expire, breathe out Definition: expel air Usage: Exhale when you lift the weight

Synonyms: blow Definition: free of obstruction by blowing air through Usage: blow one's nose

Similar words: exhaust, expel, eject, discharge, release Definition: eliminate (a substance) Usage: combustion products are exhausted in the engine; the plant releases a gas

Synonyms: blow Definition: burst suddenly Usage: The tire blew; We blew a tire

Similar words: break open, burst, split Definition: come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure Usage: The bubble burst

Synonyms: burn out, blow, blow out Definition: melt, break, or become otherwise unusable Usage: The lightbulbs blew out; The fuse blew

Similar words: break, break down, die, conk out, go, go bad, give out, give way, fail Definition: stop operating or functioning Usage: The engine finally went; The car died on the road; The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town; The coffee maker broke; The engine failed on the way to town; her eyesight went after the accident

Synonyms: blow Definition: shape by blowing Usage: Blow a glass vase

Similar words: shape, form Definition: give shape or form to Usage: shape the dough; form the young child's character

Synonyms: blow Definition: allow to regain its breath Usage: blow a horse

Similar words: rest Definition: give a rest to Usage: He rested his bad leg; Rest the dogs for a moment

Synonyms: brag, blow, bluster, boast, shoot a line, vaunt, swash, tout, gas, gasconade Definition: show off

Similar words: exaggerate, amplify, magnify, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, overdraw, overstate Definition: to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth Usage: tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery

Synonyms: blow Definition: cause to be revealed and jeopardized Usage: The story blew their cover; The double agent was blown by the other side

Similar words: unwrap, expose, give away, reveal, let on, let out, break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge Definition: make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret Usage: The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold; The actress won't reveal how old she is; bring out the truth; he broke the news to her; unwrap the evidence in the murder case

Synonyms: blow Definition: lay eggs Usage: certain insects are said to blow

Similar words: put down, repose, lay Definition: put in a horizontal position Usage: lay the books on the table; lay the patient carefully onto the bed

Synonyms: shove along, shove off, blow Definition: leave; informal or rude Usage: shove off!; The children shoved along; Blow now!

Similar words: go, go away, depart Definition: move away from a place into another direction Usage: Go away before I start to cry; The train departs at noon

Synonyms: drift, float, blow, be adrift Definition: be in motion due to some air or water current Usage: The leaves were blowing in the wind; the boat drifted on the lake; The sailboat was adrift on the open sea; the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: blow Definition: spout moist air from the blowhole Usage: The whales blew

Similar words: spirt, spout, spurt, gush Definition: gush forth in a sudden stream or jet Usage: water gushed forth

Synonyms: blow Definition: cause to move by means of an air current Usage: The wind blew the leaves around in the yard

Similar words: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: blow Definition: cause air to go in, on, or through Usage: Blow my hair dry

Similar words: send, direct Definition: cause to go somewhere Usage: The explosion sent the car flying in the air; She sent her children to camp; He directed all his energies into his dissertation

Synonyms: suck, blow, go down on, fellate Definition: provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation

Similar words: stimulate, stir, excite Definition: stir feelings in Usage: stimulate my appetite; excite the audience; stir emotions

Synonyms: blow Definition: play or sound a wind instrument Usage: She blew the horn

Similar words: sound Definition: cause to sound Usage: sound the bell; sound a certain note

Synonyms: blow Definition: make a sound as if blown Usage: The whistle blew

Similar words: sound, go Definition: make a certain noise or sound Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'

Synonyms: blow Definition: sound by having air expelled through a tube Usage: The trumpets blew

Similar words: sound, go Definition: make a certain noise or sound Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'

Synonyms: blow Definition: spend lavishly or wastefully on Usage: He blew a lot of money on his new home theater

Similar words: spend, expend, drop Definition: pay out Usage: spend money

Synonyms: waste, squander, blow Definition: spend thoughtlessly; throw away Usage: He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends; You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree

Similar words: expend, use Definition: use up, consume fully Usage: The legislature expended its time on school questions

Synonyms: flub, fluff, foul up, fuck up, fumble, louse up, mess up, ball up, spoil, screw up, mishandle, muck up, muff, blow, bobble, bodge, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, botch, botch up, bumble, bungle Definition: make a mess of, destroy or ruin Usage: I botched the dinner and we had to eat out; the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

Similar words: fail, miscarry, go wrong Definition: be unsuccessful Usage: Where do today's public schools fail?; The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably