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Another word for blow

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Verb
  1. To bear flowers

      1. The reproductive structure of angiosperms, characteristically having either specialized male or female organs or both male and female organs, such as stamens and a pistil, enclosed in an outer envelope of petals and sepals.
      2. Such a structure having showy or colorful parts; a blossom.
      3. A flower head.
      1. To blossom; bloom.
      2. To develop or flourish:
      3. To become a powder by losing water of crystallization, as when a hydrated crystal is exposed to air.
      1. To put forth new buds, leaves, or greenery; sprout.
      2. To begin to grow or blossom.
      3. To grow or develop rapidly; expand or proliferate.
      1. A flower or cluster of flowers.
      2. The condition or time of flowering:
      3. A condition or period of maximum development.
      1. The flower of a plant.
      2. Something resembling the flower of a plant:
      3. The condition of being in flower:
  2. To be in a state of motion, as air

      1. To separate the chaff from (grain) by means of a current of air.
      2. To blow (chaff) off or away.
      3. To examine closely in order to separate the good from the bad; sift:
      1. A short forceful exhalation of breath.
      2. A short sudden gust of wind.
      3. A brief sudden emission of air, vapor, or smoke.
    See also:

    breath

  3. To breathe hard

      1. A short forceful exhalation of breath.
      2. A short sudden gust of wind.
      3. A brief sudden emission of air, vapor, or smoke.
      1. To breathe rapidly in short gasps, as after exertion.
      2. To beat loudly or heavily; throb or pulsate.
      3. To give off loud puffs, especially while moving.
      1. A fit of anger or annoyance; a pique:
      2. To puff; blow.
      3. To make noisy, empty threats; bluster.
      1. To draw in the breath sharply, as from shock.
      2. To breathe convulsively or laboriously:
      3. To utter in a breathless manner.
    See also:

    breath

  4. To come open or fly apart suddenly and violently, as from internal pressure.

    See also:

    explosion

  5. To release or cause to release energy suddenly and violently, especially with a loud noise.

    See also:

    explosion

  6. To talk with excessive pride

    See also:

    praise

  7. To move or proceed away from a place

  8. To spend (money) excessively and usually foolishly

    See also:

    save

  9. To pay for the food, drink, or entertainment of (another)

    See also:

    pay

  10. To harm irreparably through inept handling; make a mess

Noun
  1. A sudden sharp, powerful stroke

      1. A smooth viscous mixture, as of flour and water or of starch and water, that is used as an adhesive for joining light materials, such as paper and cloth.
      2. The moist clay or clay mixture used in making porcelain or pottery.
      3. A smooth dough of water, flour, and butter or other shortening, used in making pastry.
      1. The head.
      2. A blow, especially on the head.
      3. The human nose.
      1. A flexible band, as of leather or cloth, worn around the waist or over a shoulder to support clothing, secure tools or weapons, or serve as decoration.
      2. Something resembling a belt, as a number of machine-gun rounds attached together in a strip.
      3. An encircling route.
      1. To beat forcefully; thrash.
      2. To strike with a hard blow:
      3. To defeat thoroughly.
      1. To cut, cut off, or cut out with or as if with shears:
      2. To make shorter by cutting; trim:
      3. To cut off the edge of:
      1. To hit or strike.
      2. A blow; a punch.
      1. To strike or punch.
      2. A blow or punch.
      1. To strike with a heavy, crushing blow:
      2. To beat or assault severely:
      3. To criticize (another) harshly, accusatorially, and threateningly:
      1. To strike with a heavy blow.
      2. To defeat soundly; thrash.
      3. A heavy blow; a sharp thud.
      1. A forceful, resounding blow.
      2. The sound of such a blow.
      3. To strike or crash into with resounding impact.
      1. To strike (someone or something) with a sharp blow; slap.
      2. To kill deliberately; murder.
      3. To deal a sharp, resounding blow.
      1. A strip, as of leather or other material, stitched into a shoe between the sole and the upper.
      2. A tape or covered cord sewn into a seam as reinforcement or trimming.
      3. A ridge or bump on the skin caused by a lash or blow or sometimes by an allergic reaction.
      1. To strike or hit with a flat object; whack.
      2. A hard blow with a flat object; a whack.
      1. To strike or hit with a sharp blow:
      2. To strike or try to strike something with a sharp blow:
      3. A sharp blow or hit.
      1. A short stocking reaching a point between the ankle and the knee.
      2. A windsock.
      3. A light shoe worn by comic actors in ancient Greek and Roman plays.
      1. A round bullet larger than buckshot.
      2. A shot of liquor.
      3. An amount of liquid, especially liquor, that is swallowed in one gulp; a swig.
      1. A unit of weight equal to 16 ounces (453.592 grams).
      2. A unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces (373.242 grams).
      3. A unit of weight differing in various countries and times.
      1. To pass the tongue over or along:
      2. To lap up:
      3. To lap or flicker at like a tongue:
      1. To come into contact with forcefully; strike:
      2. To cause to come into contact:
      3. To deal a blow to:
      1. To break without complete separation of parts:
      2. To break or snap apart:
      3. To make a sharp snapping sound:
      1. A piece of cloth, especially a baby's diaper.
      1. A sudden loud noise, as of an explosion.
      2. A sudden loud blow or bump.
      3. A sudden burst of action:
  2. Something that jars the mind or emotions

      1. Serious injury to the body, as from physical violence or an accident:
      2. Severe emotional or mental distress caused by an experience:
      3. An experience that causes severe anxiety or emotional distress, such as rape or combat:
      1. A violent collision, impact, or explosion, or the force or movement resulting from this:
      2. Something that suddenly causes emotional distress:
      3. A sudden feeling of distress:
      1. To move or dislodge with a sudden, hard blow; strike heavily or jarringly:
      2. To cause to move jerkily:
      3. To put into a specified condition by or as if by a blow:
    See also:

    strike

  3. A natural movement or current of air

      1. A wind with a speed of from 34 to 40 knots (39 to 46 miles per hour; 63 to 74 kilometers per hour), according to the Beaufort scale.
      2. A storm at sea.
      3. A forceful outburst:
      1. The west wind.
      2. A gentle breeze.
      3. Any of various soft light fabrics, yarns, or garments, especially a lightweight, checked gingham fabric.
      1. Moving air, especially a natural and perceptible movement of air parallel to or along the ground.
      2. A movement of air generated artificially, as by bellows or a fan.
      3. The direction from which a movement of air comes:
      1. A strong, abrupt rush of wind.
      2. A sudden burst, as of rain or smoke.
      3. An outburst of emotion.
      1. A light current of air; a gentle wind.
      2. Any of five winds with speeds of from 4 to 27 knots (5 to 31 miles per hour; 7 to 50 kilometers per hour), according to the Beaufort scale.
      3. Something, such as a task, that is easy to do.
      1. A very strong gust of wind or air.
      2. The effect of such a gust.
      3. A forcible stream of air, gas, or steam from an opening, especially one in a blast furnace to aid combustion.
      1. A colorless, odorless, tasteless, gaseous mixture, mainly nitrogen (approximately 78 percent) and oxygen (approximately 21 percent) with lesser amounts of argon, carbon dioxide, hydrogen, neon, helium, and other gases.
      2. This mixture with varying amounts of moisture and particulate matter, enveloping the earth; the atmosphere.
      3. The sky; the firmament.
    See also:

    breath

  4. An act of boasting

    See also:

    praise

Idioms:

    blow in

  1. To come to a particular place

Another word for blow

Noun
  1. A heavy physical stroke