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hail

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hail

  1. 1 a heavy fall of objects <a hail of small stones warned them of the oncoming avalanche> Synonyms hail, shower, stormRelated Words barrage, bombardment, broadside, cannonade, fusillade, salvo, volley; flood, gush, rush, spate, torrent; eruption, outbreak, outburst

  2. 2 a rapid or overwhelming outpouring of many things at once <even under the hail of angry questions, the press secretary stayed cool> Synonyms blitz, blitzkrieg, bombardment, cannonade, drumbeat, drumfire, flurry, fusillade, hail, salvo, shower, storm, volleyRelated Words broadside, earful; avalanche, burst, cataclysm, cataract, deluge, discharge, engulfment, flood, flood tide, flush, gush, inundation, outburst, outflow, outpouring, overflow, rash, spate, surge, torrent; current, river, stream, tide; excess, glut, overabundance, overage, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplusNear Antonyms dribble, drip, trickle




hail

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hail

  1. range of hearing <stay within hail of the restaurant's front desk so you'll know when your table is ready> Synonyms hail, hearing, soundRelated Words volume; distance, sight




hail

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hail

  1. 1 to declare enthusiastic approval of <the museum director hailed the artist's new installation as a groundbreaking work of genius> Synonyms accredit, applaud, cheer, crack up, acclaim, laud, praise, salute, toutRelated Words bravo, clap, rise (to); ballyhoo; approve, commend, endorse (also indorse), favor, recommend, root (for), support; celebrate, emblazon, eulogize, extol (also extoll), glorify, magnify, sing; adulate, belaud, flatter, overpraise; deify, idolizeNear Antonyms belittle, discommend, disparage, put down; blame, censure, reprehend, reprobate; admonish, chide, criticize, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reprove; castigate, excoriate, keelhaul, lambaste (or lambast), skewer, slag [chiefly British], vilifyAntonyms knock, pan, slam

  2. 2 to demand or request the presence or service of <let's hail a taxi> <hailed the waiter for the check> Synonyms call, summonRelated Words cite, subpoena; assemble, call out, call up, convene, convoke, muster; ask, bid, invite; command, order, request, requisition; beckon, demand, invoke; buzz, knell, page, ring, whistleNear Antonyms dismiss, send (away), turn away; banish, boot (out), cast out, drum (out), eject, expel, kick out, oust, out, rout, run off, throw out, turf (out) [chiefly British]





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