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1. volley

noun. ['ˈvɑːli'] rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms.

Synonyms

  • firing
  • burst
  • fusillade
  • salvo

Antonyms

  • implode
  • lack
  • inactivity
  • close up

Etymology

  • volee (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • volta (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word volley


1. Verb, base form
This is the sand used to create beaches, soften playgrounds and volley ball courts, and fill sandboxes.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Recreation facilities include an outdoor pool, soccer field, volley ball court and picnic area.

3. Noun, singular or mass
and paint a volley ball on it.

2. volley

noun. ['ˈvɑːli'] a tennis return made by hitting the ball before it bounces.

Antonyms

  • bore

Etymology

  • volee (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • volta (Latin)

3. volley

verb. ['ˈvɑːli'] be dispersed in a volley.

Synonyms

  • dissipate
  • disperse
  • scatter

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • concentration
  • clear
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • volee (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • volta (Latin)

4. volley

verb. ['ˈvɑːli'] discharge in, or as if in, a volley.

Antonyms

  • absorb

Etymology

  • volee (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • volta (Latin)

5. volley

verb. ['ˈvɑːli'] utter rapidly.

Synonyms

  • let loose
  • let out
  • emit

Antonyms

  • shout
  • specify
  • mitigated
  • incomplete

Etymology

  • volee (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • volta (Latin)

6. volley

verb. ['ˈvɑːli'] hit before it touches the ground.

Antonyms

  • cross

Etymology

  • volee (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • volta (Latin)

7. volley

verb. ['ˈvɑːli'] make a volley.

Antonyms

  • keep quiet

Etymology

  • volee (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • volta (Latin)
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