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Another word for boast

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Verb
  1. To talk with excessive pride

    See also:

    praise

  2. To have at one's disposal

      1. To gain control or power over. Used of a demon or spirit.
      2. (--- Archaic) To control or maintain (one's nature) in a particular condition:
      3. (Archaic) To cause (oneself) to own, hold, or master something, such as property or knowledge.
      1. To maintain a desired or accustomed position or condition:
      2. To cause to take place; carry on:
      3. To stop the movement or progress of:
      1. (--- Informal) To get the better of, especially by trickery or deception:
      2. Used with a past participle to form the present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect tenses indicating completed action:
      3. (Informal) To hold at a disadvantage or to overcome
      1. To have the use or benefit of; have as one's lot or advantage
      2. To receive pleasure or satisfaction from.
      3. To have or experience with joy; get pleasure from; relish
      1. To deserve and receive as due; exact:
      2. To give an order or orders to; direct with authority
      3. To deserve and get; require as due, proper, or becoming
    See also:

    owned

Noun
  1. An act of boasting

    See also:

    praise

Another word for boast

Noun
Verb
  1. To brag

  2. To have to one's credit

    See also:

    own

Synonym Study

  • Crow suggests loud boasting in exultation or triumph crowing over their victory
  • Swagger suggests a proclaiming of one's superiority in an insolent or overbearing way
  • Vaunt , a formal, literary term, implies greater suavity but more vainglory than either of the preceding vaunting of his prowess
  • Brag suggests greater ostentation and overstatement always bragging about the famous people she knew
  • Boast , the basic term in this list, may suggest either reasonable or excessive pride or satisfaction, as in one's deeds or abilities you may well boast of your efficiency