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

5 senses of boom

Sense 1
boom, roar, roaring, thunder -- (a deep prolonged loud noise)
       => noise -- (sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels")

Sense 2
boom -- (a state of economic prosperity)
       => prosperity -- (an economic state of growth with rising profits and full employment)

Sense 3
boom, bonanza, gold rush, gravy, godsend, manna from heaven, windfall, bunce -- (a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money); "the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line")
       => happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event -- (an event that happens)

Sense 4
boom, microphone boom -- (a pole carrying an overhead microphone projected over a film or tv set)
       => pole -- (a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic)

Sense 5
boom -- (any of various more-or-less horizontal spars or poles used to extend the foot of a sail or for handling cargo or in mooring)
       => spar -- (a stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging)

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

5 senses of boom

Sense 1
boom, din -- (make a resonant sound, like artillery; "His deep voice boomed through the hall")
       => sound, go -- (make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'")

Sense 2
smash, nail, boom, blast -- (hit hard; "He smashed a 3-run homer")
       => hit -- (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face")

Sense 3
thunder, boom -- (be the case that thunder is being heard; "Whenever it thunders, my dog crawls under the bed")

Sense 4
boom, boom out -- (make a deep hollow sound; "Her voice booms out the words of the song")
       => sound, go -- (make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'")

Sense 5
boom, thrive, flourish, expand -- (grow vigorously; "The deer population in this town is thriving"; "business is booming")
       => grow -- (become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain; "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast")

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