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")

Antonyms of adj booming

2 senses of booming

Sense 1
booming, flourishing, palmy, prospering, prosperous, roaring, thriving -- (very lively and profitable; "flourishing businesses"; "a palmy time for stockbrokers"; "a prosperous new business"; "doing a roaring trade"; "a thriving tourist center"; "did a thriving business in orchids")

INDIRECT (VIA successful) -> unsuccessful -- (not successful; having failed or having an unfavorable outcome)

Sense 2
booming, stentorian -- (used of the voice)

INDIRECT (VIA full) -> thin -- ((of sound) lacking resonance or volume; "a thin feeble cry")

Similarity of adj booming

2 senses of booming

Sense 1
booming, flourishing, palmy, prospering, prosperous, roaring, thriving -- (very lively and profitable; "flourishing businesses"; "a palmy time for stockbrokers"; "a prosperous new business"; "doing a roaring trade"; "a thriving tourist center"; "did a thriving business in orchids")
       => successful (vs. unsuccessful) -- (having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome; "a successful architect"; "a successful business venture")

Sense 2
booming, stentorian -- (used of the voice)
       => full (vs. thin) -- ((of sound) having marked deepness and body; "full tones"; "a full voice")

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