HyperDic: bombard

English > 5 senses of the word bombard:
VERBcontactbombard, peltcast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile
competitionbombard, bombthrow bombs at or attack with bombs
communicationbombard, barrageaddress with continuously or persistently, as if with a barrage
changebombarddirect high energy particles or radiation against
NOUNartifactbombard, bombardona large shawm
bombard > pronunciation
Soundsbaambaa'rd
Rhymesavant-garde ... yard: 51 rhymes with aard...
English > bombard: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA large shawm; the bass member of the shawm family.
Synonymbombardon
BroaderbassThe member with the lowest range of a family of musical instruments
shawmA medieval oboe
Spanishbombarda
Catalanbombarda
English > bombard: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody with something
Synonympelt
NarrowereggThrow eggs at
lapidateThrow stones at
snowballThrow snowballs at
BroaderthrowPropel through the air
Spanishbombardear
Catalanbombardejar
English > bombard: 5 senses > verb 2, competition
MeaningThrow bombs at or attack with bombs.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymbomb
Narroweratom-bomb, nukebomb with atomic weapons
blast, shellUse explosives on
bomb outmake somebody homeless by destroying their houses with bombs
carpet bombbomb a large area systematically and extensively
dive-bombbomb from a diving airplane
firebombattack with incendiary bombs
glide-bombbomb by gliding
hydrogen-bombattack with a hydrogen bomb
letter bombSend an explosive to
nuke, atomize, atomise, zapstrike at with firepower or bombs
pattern-bombbomb in certain patterns
skip-bombattack with delayed release bombs
Broaderattack, assaillaunch an attack or assault on
Spanishbombardear, bombear
Catalanbombardejar
Nounsbombardmentan attack by dropping bombs
English > bombard: 5 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningAddress with continuously or persistently, as if with a barrage.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example "The governor was bombarded with requests to grant a pardon to the convicted killer"
Synonymbarrage
Broaderattack, round, assail, lash out, snipe, assaultattack in speech or writing
Spanishbombardear
Nounsbarrage, bombardmentthe rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)
English > bombard: 5 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningDirect high energy particles or radiation against.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Broaderirradiate, rayexpose to radiation

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