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blow

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of blow

  1. a hard strike with a part of the body or an instrument he was dizzy for the rest of the day after the blow to his head Synonyms of 1blow bang, bash, bat, beat, belt, biff, bop, box, buffet, bust, chop, clap, clip, clout, crack, cuff, dab, douse [British], fillip, hack, haymaker, hit, hook, knock, larrup [dialect], lash, lick, pelt, pick, plump, poke, pound, punch, rap, slam, slap, slug, smack, smash, sock, spank, stinger, stripe, stroke, swat, swipe, switch, thud, thump, thwack, wallop, welt, whack, wham, whop (also whap) Words Related to 1blow counter, counterblow, counterpunch, counterstroke; body blow, hand, kick, knee, left, one-two, rabbit punch, right, right-hander, roundhouse, shiver, sidewinder, sucker punch, swing, uppercut; cruncher, kayo, knockdown, knockout, KO; bastinado (or bastinade), battering, beating, bludgeoning, clobbering, cudgeling (or cudgelling), drubbing, hammering, lambasting, licking, pasting, pounding, pummeling (also pummelling), thrashing; flogging, walloping, whip, whipping


blow

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of blow

  1. a sudden brief rush of wind the ocean blows that sweep over the island are so strong that only the hardiest shrubs can grow there Synonyms of 2blow blast, blow, flurry, scud, williwaw, windblastWords Related to 2blow breeze, zephyr; current, draft; air, breath, waft; puff, whiff; bluster, gale, hurricane, squall, tempest, tornado, windstorm; northeaster, norther, northerly, northwester, southeaster, southwester, westerly


blow

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of blow

  1. 1 to breathe hard, quickly, or with difficulty that horse was really blowing after the race Synonyms of 1blow blow, heave, hyperventilate, pant, puff, wheezeWords Related to 1blow choke, gag, gulp, huff; asphyxiate, smother, stifle, strangle; snore, snuffle; exhale, expire

  2. 2 to use up carelessly each year he blows his holiday bonus on a trip to Las Vegas Synonyms of 1blow blow, dissipate, fiddle away, fritter (away), lavish, lose, misspend, run through, spend, squander, throw away, trifle (away)Words Related to 1blow splurge; consume, deplete, exhaust, impoverish, overspend, shoot; indulge, overindulge; disburse, expend, lay outNear Antonyms of 1blow economize, scrimp, skimp; preserve, protect, save; hoard, lay upAntonyms of 1blow conserve

  3. 3 to break open or into pieces usually because of internal pressure a huge crater was formed when the volcano last blew Synonyms of 1blow blow, blow up, burst, crump, detonate, go off, popWords Related to 1blow fragment, shatter, smash, splinter; discharge, fire, shoot; balloon, burgeon (also bourgeon), mushroomNear Antonyms of 1blow collapse, fizzleAntonyms of 1blow implode

  4. 4 to cause to break open or into pieces by or as if by an explosive one false move and we would be blown to bits Synonyms of 1blow blow, blow up, burst, demolish, explode, pop, shatter, smashWords Related to 1blow dynamite; annihilate, decimate, destroy; ruin, wreck; detonate, discharge; fragment, splinterNear Antonyms of 1blow collapse, implode

  5. 5 to proceed or move quickly that car blew past us as if we were standing still Synonyms of 1blow barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb [slang], bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, crack (on), dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoomWords Related to 1blow beetle, dart, flit, scamper, scud, scuffle; stampede, streak, whiz (or whizz); gallop, jog, sprint; accelerate, quicken, step out; catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtake; arrow, beelineNear Antonyms of 1blow dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, hang (around or out), lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; amble, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up)Antonyms of 1blow crawl, creep, poke

  6. 6 to make or do (something) in a clumsy or unskillful way he keeps blowing every job interview that comes his way Synonyms of 1blow blow, bobble, boggle, bollix (up), boot, bugger (up), bumble, bungle, butcher, dub, flub, fluff, foozle, foul up, fumble, goof (up), louse up, mangle, mess (up), muck up, muff, murder, screw upWords Related to 1blow blunder, gum (up), muddle, piffle; blemish, blight, damage, flaw, harm, hurt, impair, injure, mar, mutilate, ruin, spoil, vitiate; destroy, wreck; mishandle, mismanageNear Antonyms of 1blow ameliorate, better, enhance, help, improve, meliorate, rectify, refine, reform, remedy; doctor, fix, patch, recondition, renovate, repair, revamp

  7. 7 to praise or express pride in one's own possessions, qualities, or accomplishments often to excess another self-made millionaire blowing about how much he'd achieved Synonyms of 1blow blow, brag, bull [slang], crow, gasconade, swagger, vapor, vauntWords Related to 1blow bluster, harangue, puff; pride; gush; exult, glory, rejoice; brandish, display, exhibit, expose, flaunt, glorify, parade, show off; magnify, maximizeNear Antonyms of 1blow belittle, deprecate, diminish, discount, laugh off, minimize, play down, pooh-pooh (also pooh), shrug off, underrate, undervalue; bemoan, lament, mourn, regret


blow

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of blow

  1. to produce flowers longing for a grassy field in some far-off land where the wildflowers blow Synonyms of 2blow blossom, blow, burgeon (also bourgeon), effloresce, flower, unfoldWords Related to 2blow leaf, leave; bud; openNear Antonyms of 2blow dry up, fade, shrivel, wilt, wither; die, drop, expire, perish


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