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Another word for hail

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Noun
  1. A concentrated outpouring, as of missiles, words, or blows

      1. A simultaneous discharge of a number of bullets or other projectiles.
      2. The bullets or projectiles so discharged.
      3. A group of remarks, expressions, or actions directed toward a certain recipient or audience:
      1. An atmospheric disturbance manifested in strong winds accompanied by rain, snow, or other precipitation and often by thunder and lightning.
      2. A wind with a speed from 48 to 55 knots (55 to 63 miles per hour; 89 to 102 kilometers per hour), according to the Beaufort scale.
      3. A heavy shower of objects, such as bullets or missiles.
      1. A brief fall of precipitation, such as rain, hail, or sleet.
      2. A fall of a group of objects, especially from the sky:
      3. An abundant flow; an outpouring:
      1. A simultaneous discharge of firearms.
      2. The simultaneous release of a rack of bombs from an aircraft.
      3. The projectiles or bombs thus released.
      1. A discharge from a number of firearms, fired simultaneously or in rapid succession.
      2. A rapid outburst or barrage:
      3. To attack with a fusillade.
      1. To assault with heavy artillery fire.
      2. To deliver heavy artillery fire.
      3. An extended, usually heavy discharge of artillery.
      1. To come open or fly apart suddenly or violently, especially from internal pressure.
      2. To explode.
      3. To be or seem to be full to the point of breaking open:
      1. the act of bombing, especially towns or cities
      2. heavy artillery fire
      3. (physics) the incidence of an intense stream of high-energy particles directed at a substance
      1. An artificial obstruction, such as a dam or irrigation channel, built in a watercourse to increase its depth or to divert its flow.
    See also:

    attack

  2. An expression, in words or gestures, marking a meeting of persons

      1. Received with pleasure and hospitality into one's company or home:
      2. Giving pleasure or satisfaction; agreeable or gratifying:
      3. Cordially or willingly permitted or invited:
      1. To greet or address with an expression of welcome, goodwill, or respect.
      2. To recognize (a superior) with a gesture prescribed by military regulations, as by raising the hand to the cap.
      3. To honor formally and ceremoniously:
      1. A polite expression of greeting or goodwill.
      2. Greetings indicating respect and affection; regards.
      3. A gesture of greeting, such as a bow or kiss.
      1. A word or gesture of welcome or salutation.
    See also:

    greeting

Verb
  1. To approach for the purpose of speech

      1. To greet or address with an expression of welcome, goodwill, or respect.
      2. To recognize (a superior) with a gesture prescribed by military regulations, as by raising the hand to the cap.
      3. To honor formally and ceremoniously:
      1. To salute or welcome in a friendly and respectful way with speech or writing, as upon meeting or in opening a letter.
      2. To receive with a specified reaction:
      3. To be perceived by:
      1. To approach and speak to, especially aggressively or insistently, as with a demand or request.
      2. To approach and speak to with the intent of having sex.
  2. To address in a friendly and respectful way

      1. Received with pleasure and hospitality into one's company or home:
      2. Giving pleasure or satisfaction; agreeable or gratifying:
      3. Cordially or willingly permitted or invited:
      1. To greet or address with an expression of welcome, goodwill, or respect.
      2. To recognize (a superior) with a gesture prescribed by military regulations, as by raising the hand to the cap.
      3. To honor formally and ceremoniously:
      1. To salute or welcome in a friendly and respectful way with speech or writing, as upon meeting or in opening a letter.
      2. To receive with a specified reaction:
      3. To be perceived by:
    See also:

    greeting

  3. To pay tribute or homage to

  4. To have as one's home or place of origin

    See also:

    start

Another word for hail

Verb
  1. To salute

      1. High respect, as that shown for special merit; recognition or esteem:
      2. Great privilege:
      3. Good name; reputation:
      1. Received with pleasure and hospitality into one's company or home:
      2. Giving pleasure or satisfaction; agreeable or gratifying:
      3. Cordially or willingly permitted or invited:
      1. A shout of approval, encouragement, or congratulation:
      2. A short, rehearsed jingle or phrase, shouted in unison by a squad of cheerleaders.
      3. Comfort or encouragement:
    See also:

    greet

  2. To call to

    See also:

    summon

  3. To praise

      1. To praise enthusiastically and often publicly.
      2. To acknowledge or declare with enthusiastic approval:
      3. To shout approval.
      1. To know to be something that has been perceived before:
      2. To know or identify from past experience or knowledge:
      3. To perceive or show acceptance of the validity or reality of:
      1. To express approval, especially by clapping the hands.
      2. To express approval of (someone or something) especially by such clapping.
      3. To commend highly; praise:
    See also:

    praise