Meaning of BLOW in English
n. 25B6; verb
the icy wind blew around us : GUST, puff, flurry, blast, roar, bluster, rush, storm.
his ship was blown on to the rocks : SWEEP, carry, toss, drive, push, force.
leaves blew across the road : DRIFT, flutter, waft, float, glide, whirl, move.
he blew a smoke ring : EXHALE, puff; emit, expel, discharge, issue.
Uncle Albert was puffing and blowing : WHEEZE, puff, pant, gasp.
he blew a trumpet : SOUND, blast, toot, pipe, trumpet; play.
a rear tyre had blown : BURST, explode, blow out, split, rupture, puncture.
the bulb had blown : FUSE, short-circuit, burn out, break, go.
(informal) he blew his money on gambling : SQUANDER, waste, misspend, throw away, fritter away, go through, lose, lavish, dissipate, use up; spend recklessly; informal splurge; Brit. informal, dated blue.
(informal) don't blow this opportunity : SPOIL, ruin, bungle, mess up, fudge; WASTE, lose, squander; informal botch, muff, screw up, foul up; Brit. informal cock up, bodge.
his cover was blown : EXPOSE, reveal, uncover, disclose, divulge, unveil, betray, leak.
a severe blow : GALE, storm, tempest, hurricane; wind, breeze, gust, draught, flurry.
a blow on the guard's whistle : TOOT, blast, blare; whistle.
25A0; blow out
the matches will not blow out in a strong wind : BE EXTINGUISHED, go out, be put out, stop burning.
the front tyre blew out. : See verb sense 7.
the windows blew out : SHATTER, rupture, crack, smash, splinter, disintegrate; burst, explode, fly apart; informal bust.
25A0; blow something out EXTINGUISH, put out, snuff, douse, quench, smother.
25A0; blow over ABATE, subside, drop off, lessen, ease (off), let up, diminish, fade, dwindle, slacken, recede, tail off, peter out, pass, die down, fizzle out.
25A0; blow up
a lorryload of shells blew up : EXPLODE, detonate, go off, ignite, erupt.
he blows up at whoever's in his way : LOSE ONE'S TEMPER, get angry, rant and rave, go berserk, flare up, erupt; informal go mad, go crazy, go wild, go ape, hit the roof, fly off the handle.
a crisis blew up : BREAK OUT, erupt, flare up, boil over; emerge, arise.
25A0; blow something up
they blew the plane up : BOMB, blast, destroy; explode, detonate.
blow up the balloons : INFLATE, pump up, fill up, puff up, swell, expand, aerate.
things get blown up out of all proportion : EXAGGERATE, overstate, overstress, overestimate, magnify, amplify; aggrandize, embellish, elaborate.
I blew the picture up on a photocopier : ENLARGE, magnify, expand, increase.
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