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

3 senses of blowout

Sense 1
runaway, blowout, romp, laugher, shoo-in, walkaway -- (an easy victory)
       => victory, triumph -- (a successful ending of a struggle or contest; "a narrow victory"; "the general always gets credit for his army's victory"; "clinched a victory"; "convincing victory"; "the agreement was a triumph for common sense")

Sense 2
blowout -- (a sudden malfunction of a part or apparatus; "the right front tire had a blowout"; "as a result of the blowout we lost all the lights")
       => malfunction -- (a failure to function normally)

Sense 3
gala, gala affair, jamboree, blowout -- (a gay festivity)
       => celebration, festivity -- (any joyous diversion)

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

3 senses of blow out

Sense 1
blow out, burn out, blow -- (melt, break, or become otherwise unusable; "The lightbulbs blew out"; "The fuse blew")
       => fail, go bad, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, break down -- (stop operating or functioning; "The engine finally went"; "The car died on the road"; "The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town"; "The coffee maker broke"; "The engine failed on the way to town"; "her eyesight went after the accident")

Sense 2
snuff out, blow out, extinguish, quench -- (put out, as of fires, flames, or lights; "Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained"; "quench the flames"; "snuff out the candles")

Sense 3
blow out -- (erupt in an uncontrolled manner; "The oil well blew out")
       => erupt, ignite, catch fire, take fire, combust, conflagrate -- (start to burn or burst into flames; "Marsh gases ignited suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously")

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