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jet

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of jet

  1. a usually forceful stream of fluid discharged from a narrow opening <bought a new showerhead that emits a superpowerful jet of water> Synonyms spout, spurt, squirt Related Words flush, gush, spew; spit, spray, spritz; geyser, spouter; blast, burst


jet

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of jet

  1. 1 to flow out in great quantities or with force <water jetting out of opened fire hydrants at a dangerously high rate> Synonyms gush, pour, rush, spew, spout, spurt, squirt, swooshRelated Words cascade, issue, roll, run, stream; plash, slosh, splash, wash; surge, swell; flush, sluice; deluge, drown, engulf, flood, inundate, overflow, overwhelm, submerge, submerse, swamp; fountainNear Antonyms spatter, sprinkle; bleed, exude, leak, ooze, percolate, seep, strain, weepAntonyms dribble, drip, drop, trickle

  2. 2 to violently throw out or off (something from within) <the volcano has been jetting out fiery lava in life-threatening amounts> Synonyms belch, disgorge, eject, eruct, expel, erupt, spew, spout, spurtRelated Words gush, pour, squirt, stream, surge; emanate, exhale, issue, release, shoot, spit, spring, vent; discharge, emit, fire; cast, fling, heave, hurl, launch, pitch, tossNear Antonyms bottle (up), contain, restrain, shut (in or up)

  3. 3 to proceed or move quickly <the presidential candidates jetted through the state for a week before racing off to the next primary> Synonyms 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, hurry, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoomRelated Words 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 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 crawl, creep, poke


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