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
Rhymesavant-garde ... yard: 51 rhymes with aard...
English > bombard: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA large shawm; the bass member of the shawm family.
BroaderbassThe member with the lowest range of a family of musical instruments
shawmA medieval oboe
English > bombard: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody with something
NarrowereggThrow eggs at
lapidateThrow stones at
snowballThrow snowballs at
BroaderthrowPropel through the air
English > bombard: 5 senses > verb 2, competition
MeaningThrow bombs at or attack with bombs.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
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
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"
Broaderattack, round, assail, lash out, snipe, assaultattack in speech or writing
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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