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blow

 
Noun blow has 7 senses
  1. blow - a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head"
    --1 is a kind of
    stroke
    --1 is a part of fight, fighting, combat, scrap
    --1 has particulars:
     clip; knock, belt, rap, whack, whang; thwack; smack, smacking, slap; smacker; knockdown; knockout, KO; swat; whip, lash, whiplash; punch, clout, poke, lick, biff; box; kick, boot, kicking; counterblow; swing; stab, thrust, knife thrust; stinger; thump; uppercut; hammer, pound, hammering, pounding; shot; wallop
  2. bump, blow - an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle"
    --2 is a kind of impact
    --2 has particulars:
     jolt, jar, jounce; concussion; rap, strike, tap; knock, bash, bang, smash, belt; pounding, buffeting; slap, smack
  3. reverse, reversal, setback, blow, black eye - an unfortunate happening that hinders of impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
    --3 is a kind of happening, occurrence, natural event
    --3 has particulars: whammy
  4. shock, blow - an unpleasant or disappointing surprise; "it came as a shock to learn that he was injured"
    --4 is a kind of surprise
    --4 has particulars: blip
  5. gust, blast, blow - a strong current of air; "the tree was bent almost double by the gust"
    --5 is a kind of wind, air current, current of air
    --5 has particulars: bluster; sandblast; puff, puff of air, whiff
    Derived forms: verb blow2, verb blow14, verb blow4
  6. coke, blow, nose candy, snow, C - street names for cocaine
    --6 is a kind of cocaine, cocain
  7. blow, puff - forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth; "he gave his nose a loud blow"; "he blew out all the candles with a single puff"
    --7 is a kind of exhalation, expiration, breathing out
    --7 has particulars: insufflation
    Derived forms: verb blow5, verb blow15, verb blow6, verb blow3, verb blow1
Verb blow has 22 senses
  1. blow - exhale hard; "blow on the soup to cool it down"
    --1 is one way to
    exhale, expire, breathe out
    Derived form: noun blow7
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  2. blow - be blowing or storming; "The wind blew from the West"
    Derived form: noun blow5
    Sample sentence:
    It was blowing all day long
  3. blow - free of obstruction by blowing air through; "blow one's nose"
    --3 is one way to
    discharge, expel, eject, release
    Derived form: noun blow7
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  4. float, drift, be adrift, blow - be in motion due to some air or water current; "The leaves were blowing in the wind"; "the boat drifted on the lake"; "The sailboat was adrift on the open sea"; "the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore"
    --4 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Derived form: noun blow5
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  5. blow - make a sound as if blown; "The whistle blew"
    --5 is one way to
    sound, go
    Derived form: noun blow7
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  6. blow - shape by blowing; "Blow a glass vase"
    --6 is one way to
    shape, form
    Derived forms: noun blow7, noun blowing1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  7. botch, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up - make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
    --7 is one way to fail, go wrong, miscarry
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  8. waste, blow, squander - spend thoughtlessly; throw away; "He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends"; "You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree"
    --8 is one way to use, expend
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  9. blow - spend lavishly or wastefully on; "He blew a lot of money on his new home theater"
    --9 is one way to
    spend, expend, drop
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something on somebody
  10. blow - sound by having air expelled through a tube; "The trumpets blew"
    --10 is one way to
    sound, go
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  11. blow - play or sound a wind instrument; "She blew the horn"
    --11 is one way to
    sound
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  12. fellate, blow, go down on - provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation
    --12 is one way to stimulate, excite, stir
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  13. blow - cause air to go in, on, or through; "Blow my hair dry"
    --13 is one way to
    send, direct
    Derived forms: noun blower2, noun blower3, noun blower1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  14. blow - cause to move by means of an air current; "The wind blew the leaves around in the yard"
    --14 is one way to
    move, displace
    Derived forms: noun blow5, noun blower2, noun blower1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  15. blow - spout moist air from the blowhole; "The whales blew"
    --15 is one way to
    spurt, spirt, gush, spout
    Derived form: noun blow7
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  16. shove off, shove along, blow - leave; informal or rude; "shove off!"; "The children shoved along"; "Blow now!"
    --16 is one way to go, go away, depart
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  17. blow - lay eggs; "certain insects are said to blow"
    --17 is one way to
    lay, put down, repose
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  18. blow - cause to be revealed and jeopardized; "The story blew their cover"; "The double agent was blown by the other side"
    --18 is one way to
    disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, impart, break, give away, let out
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  19. boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade - show off
    --19 is one way to overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyerbolise, magnify, amplify
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
    Somebody ----s to somebody
  20. blow - allow to regain its breath; "blow a horse"
    --20 is one way to
    rest
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  21. blow out, burn out, blow - melt, break, or become otherwise unusable; "The lightbulbs blew out"; "The fuse blew"
    --21 is one way to fail, go bad, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, break down
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  22. blow - burst suddenly; "The tire blew"; "We blew a tire"
    --22 is one way to
    burst, split, break open
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
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