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  Words related to boom

Related / Similar Words: microphone boom, roar, roaring, thunder, bonanza, gold rush, gravy, godsend, manna from heaven, windfall, bunce, prosper, thrive, get ahead, flourish, expand, smash, nail, blast, boom out, din

 

Definition:
  • any of various more-or-less horizontal spars or poles used to extend the foot of a sail or for handling cargo or in mooring;
  • a pole carrying an overhead microphone projected over a film or tv set;
  • a deep prolonged loud noise;
  • a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money); "the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed lik an assembly line";
  • a state of economic prosperity;
  • grow stronger; "The economy was booming";
  • hit hard; "He smashed a 3-run homer";
  • make a deep hollow sound; "Her voice booms out the words of the song";
  • make a resonant sound, like artillery; "His deep voice boomed through the hall";
  • be the case that thunder is being heard; "Whenever it thunders, my dog crawls under the bed";

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    Hyponyms: revive, luxuriate

     

    Entailments: storm

     

    Part Meronyms: sailing vessel, sailing ship

     

    Derivational Morphology: thunder, roar, howl, boom out, din, prosper, thrive, get ahead, flourish, expand, blast, knock, bash, bang, smash, belt, smasher, roaring, blare, blaring, cacophony, clamor

     

    Anagrams: bomb

     

     
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