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1. blast

verb. ['ˈblæst'] make a strident sound.

Synonyms

  • resound
  • make noise
  • blare

Antonyms

  • implode
  • lose
  • continuant consonant
  • decrease

Etymology

  • blast (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • βλαστός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βλαστάνειν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Blast

  • unsurpassed
  • contrast
  • precast
  • miscast
  • lambaste
  • surpassed
  • recast
  • outlast
  • harassed
  • grassed
  • glassed
  • classed
  • amassed
  • aghast
  • vast
  • rast
  • past
  • passed
  • nast
  • mast
  • massed
  • kast
  • hast
  • gast
  • gassed
  • fast
  • caste
  • cast
  • bast
  • assed

Example sentences of the word blast


1. Noun, singular or mass
Remove any thread from this area and clean with a brush and a blast of air.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Explosives are then placed in them, which blast through the rock.

3. Verb, base form
These dogs are ready to blast off into space and explore the universe.

Quotes containing the word blast


1. Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of a trumpet.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

2. When I was a kid, I'd practise Chopin on piano - and I love Chopin! He's my dawg! Then I'd go out on the stoop and blast the radio. I'm from New York, the concrete jungle. Hip-hop influenced me from day one.
- Alicia Keys

3. We had a blast at my magical birthday party. There were midgets, fairies, glass slippers, and I actually got to ride in a pumpkin.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. blast

verb. ['ˈblæst'] hit hard.

Synonyms

  • smash
  • hit
  • nail

Antonyms

  • open
  • boo
  • disapprove
  • approval

Etymology

  • blast (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • βλαστός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βλαστάνειν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. blast

noun. ['ˈblæst'] a very long fly ball.

Synonyms

  • fly ball

Antonyms

  • hire
  • dullness

Etymology

  • blast (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • βλαστός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βλαστάνειν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. blast

verb. ['ˈblæst'] use explosives on.

Synonyms

  • bombard
  • crump
  • shell

Antonyms

  • regularity
  • comprehensibility
  • inactivity
  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • blast (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • βλαστός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βλαστάνειν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. blast

noun. ['ˈblæst'] a sudden very loud noise.

Synonyms

  • noise
  • eruption
  • water hammer
  • bang
  • clap

Antonyms

  • linger
  • absorb
  • unweave
  • fall back

Etymology

  • blast (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • βλαστός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βλαστάνειν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. blast

verb. ['ˈblæst'] fire a shot.

Synonyms

  • sharpshoot
  • blaze away
  • blaze
  • discharge
  • overshoot
  • shoot
  • gun
  • open fire
  • hit
  • pip
  • pump
  • snipe

Antonyms

  • humane
  • civilized
  • tame
  • nonviolent

Etymology

  • blast (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • βλαστός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βλαστάνειν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

7. blast

noun. ['ˈblæst'] a strong current of air.

Synonyms

  • air current
  • current of air
  • sandblast
  • gust
  • bluster
  • whiff
  • puff
  • wind
  • blow

Antonyms

  • leave
  • abstain
  • lower
  • roughen

Etymology

  • blast (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • βλαστός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βλαστάνειν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

8. blast

verb. ['ˈblæst'] criticize harshly or violently.

Synonyms

  • pick apart
  • criticise
  • savage
  • knock
  • crucify
  • pillory

Antonyms

  • inhale
  • come
  • conserve
  • flatter

Etymology

  • blast (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • βλαστός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βλαστάνειν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

9. blast

verb. ['ˈblæst'] make with or as if with an explosion.

Antonyms

  • end

Etymology

  • blast (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • βλαστός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βλαστάνειν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

10. blast

verb. ['ˈblæst'] shrivel or wither or mature imperfectly.

Synonyms

  • wither
  • shrivel
  • shrivel up

Antonyms

  • exhale
  • depress
  • plain
  • criticize

Etymology

  • blast (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • βλαστός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βλαστάνειν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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