Definition of Bombard in English :

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Bombard meaning in English

Meaning of Bombard in English

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1. bombard, bombardon

a large shawm; the bass member of the shawm family


2. bombard, pelt

cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile

Example Sentences:
'They pelted each other with snowballs'

3. bomb, bombard

throw bombs at or attack with bombs

Example Sentences:
'The Americans bombed Dresden'

4. barrage, bombard

address with continuously or persistently, as if with a barrage

Example Sentences:
'The speaker was barraged by an angry audience'
'The governor was bombarded with requests to grant a pardon to the convicted killer'

5. bombard

direct high energy particles or radiation against

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of bombard
verb (bɒmˈbɑːd ) (transitive)
to attack with concentrated artillery fire or bombs
to attack with vigour and persistence
the boxer bombarded his opponent with blows to the body
to attack verbally, esp with questions
the journalists bombarded her with questions
4. physics
to direct high-energy particles or photons against (atoms, nuclei, etc) esp to produce ions or nuclear transformations
noun (ˈbɒmbɑːd )
an ancient type of cannon that threw stone balls

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see synonyms of bombard
verb transitive
to attack with or as with artillery or bombs
to keep attacking or pressing with questions, suggestions, etc.
to direct a stream of particles at (atomic nuclei) to produce nuclear transmutations
the earliest type of cannon, originally for hurling stones

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of bombard
tr.v. bom·bard·ed, bom·bard·ing, bom·bards
a. To attack with bombs, shells, or missiles.
b. To attack with a cannon firing stone balls.
2. To assail persistently; harass: [patients] bombarded with bewildering terms like ‘managed competition’ and ‘risk selection’” (Carla Cantor). See Synonyms at barrage2.
3. To irradiate (an atom).
n. (bŏmbärd)
An early form of cannon that fired stone balls.

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