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zoom

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of zoom

  1. a monotonous sound like that of an insect in motion the zoom of a motorboat off in the distance Synonyms of zoom burr, buzz, chirr, churr, drone, purr, thrum, whir (also whirr), whiz (or whizz), humWords Related to zoom babble, coo, gasp, gurgle, hiss, moan, murmur, rustle, sigh, suspiration, susurration, susurrus, whisper; whish, zing, zipNear Antonyms of zoom bawl, howl, roar, scream, screech, shriek, squall, squeal, yelp, yell


zoom

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of zoom

  1. 1 to fly, turn, or move rapidly with a fluttering or vibratory sound a squadron of fighter planes zooming over our heads prompted thoughts of a terrorist attack Synonyms of zoom bumble, burr, buzz, drone, hum, whish, whiz (or whizz), zip, whirrWords Related to zoom chirr, churr; thrum; fizz, hiss, murmur, purr, rustle, sigh, sizzle, swish, whisper; coo, curr; wheeze, whistle, whoosh

  2. 2 to proceed or move quickly race cars zooming around a track at breakneck speeds Synonyms of zoom 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, hurryWords Related to zoom 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 zoom 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 zoom crawl, creep, poke

  3. 3 to rise abruptly and rapidly zoomed to a supervisory position after only a few short months Synonyms of zoom rocket, shoot (up), soar, skyrocketWords Related to zoom accumulate, appreciate, balloon, build up, burgeon (also bourgeon), enlarge, escalate, expand, increase, mount, multiply, mushroom, proliferate, snowball, swell, wax; crest, peak, surge; heighten, intensifyNear Antonyms of zoom collapse, fall; contract, decrease, diminish, drop, lessen, waneAntonyms of zoom nose-dive, plummet, plunge, slump, tumble



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