Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun barrage

2 senses of barrage

Sense 1
barrage, bombardment, outpouring, onslaught -- (the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written); "a barrage of questions"; "a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake")
       => language, linguistic communication -- (a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols; "he taught foreign languages"; "the language introduced is standard throughout the text"; "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written")

Sense 2
barrage, barrage fire, battery, bombardment, shelling -- (the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target; "they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops"; "the shelling went on for hours without pausing")
       => fire, firing -- (the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy; "hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes"; "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb barrage

1 sense of barrage

Sense 1
bombard, barrage -- (address with continuously or persistently, as if with a barrage; "The speaker was barraged by an angry audience"; "The governor was bombarded with requests to grant a pardon to the convicted killer")
       => attack, round, assail, lash out, snipe, assault -- (attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker")

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