Thesaurus

blasting

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of blasting

(Entry 1 of 3)

marked by a high volume of sound
  • carried a blasting radio wherever he went

Synonyms for blasting

Words Related to blasting

Near Antonyms for blasting

Antonyms for blasting

blasting

noun

Synonyms of blasting (Entry 2 of 3)

a directed propelling of a missile by a firearm or artillery piece
  • the next blasting by the artillery scored a direct hit

Synonyms for blasting

Words Related to blasting

blasting

verb
present participle of blast

Synonyms & Antonyms of blasting (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to cause to break open or into pieces by or as if by an explosive
  • the highway engineers will have to blast that hill in order to put a road through here

Synonyms for blasting

Words Related to blasting

Near Antonyms for blasting

2 to cause (a projectile) to be driven forward with force
  • artillery that could blast cannonballs from hundreds of yards

Synonyms for blasting

Words Related to blasting

3 to cause a weapon to release a missile with great force
  • the recruits were all blasting away at the target range

Synonyms for blasting

Words Related to blasting

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About blasting

Thesaurus Entries Near blasting

blasties

blasting

blasting (at)

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Blasting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blasting. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on blasting

Nglish: Translation of blasting for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of blasting for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!