Synonyms for (noun) blast

Synonyms: blast

Definition: a very long fly ball

Similar words: fly, fly ball

Definition: (baseball) a hit that flies up in the air


Synonyms: fire, flack, flak, attack, blast

Definition: intense adverse criticism

Usage: Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party; the government has come under attack; don't give me any flak

Similar words: criticism, unfavorable judgment

Definition: disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings

Usage: the senator received severe criticism from his opponent


Synonyms: good time, blast

Definition: a highly pleasurable or exciting experience

Usage: we had a good time at the party; celebrating after the game was a blast

Similar words: experience

Definition: an event as apprehended

Usage: a surprising experience; that painful experience certainly got our attention


Synonyms: bam, bang, blast, clap, eruption

Definition: a sudden very loud noise

Similar words: noise

Definition: sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

Usage: he enjoyed the street noises; they heard indistinct noises of people talking; during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels


Synonyms: blast

Definition: an explosion (as of dynamite)

Similar words: detonation, blowup, explosion

Definition: a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction


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) blast

Synonyms: blast

Definition: shrivel or wither or mature imperfectly

Similar words: wither, shrink, shrivel, shrivel up

Definition: wither, as with a loss of moisture

Usage: The fruit dried and shriveled


Synonyms: blast, knock down

Definition: shatter as if by explosion

Similar words: smash, dash

Definition: break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over

Usage: Smash a plate


Synonyms: crucify, blast, pillory, savage

Definition: criticize harshly or violently

Usage: The press savaged the new President; The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage

Similar words: criticise, criticize, pick apart, knock

Definition: find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws

Usage: The paper criticized the new movie; Don't knock the food--it's free


Synonyms: blast, shoot

Definition: fire a shot

Usage: the gunman blasted away

Similar words: fire, discharge

Definition: cause to go off

Usage: fire a gun; fire a bullet


Synonyms: shell, blast

Definition: use explosives on

Usage: The enemy has been shelling us all day

Similar words: bomb, bombard

Definition: throw bombs at or attack with bombs

Usage: The Americans bombed Dresden


Synonyms: blast, boom, smash, nail

Definition: hit hard

Usage: He smashed a 3-run homer

Similar words: hit

Definition: deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

Usage: He hit her hard in the face


Synonyms: blast

Definition: make with or as if with an explosion

Usage: blast a tunnel through the Alps

Similar words: cut

Definition: form by probing, penetrating, or digging

Usage: cut a hole; cut trenches; The sweat cut little rivulets into her face


Synonyms: blast, shell

Definition: create by using explosives

Usage: blast a passage through the mountain

Similar words: make, create

Definition: make or cause to be or to become

Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor


Synonyms: blast

Definition: apply a draft or strong wind to to

Usage: the air conditioning was blasting cold air at us

Similar words: blow

Definition: cause air to go in, on, or through

Usage: Blow my hair dry


Synonyms: blare, blast

Definition: make a strident sound

Usage: She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone

Similar words: make noise, noise, resound

Definition: emit a noise