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1. blow  (noun) 
forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth; "he gave his nose a loud blow"; "he blew out all the candles with a single puff"

  Also known as: puff


  More Specific:
insufflation - an act of blowing or breathing on or into something


  More Generic:
    exhalation     expiration     breathing out


2. blow  (noun) 
a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head"



  More Specific:
clip - a sharp slanting blow
knock / belt / rap / whack / whang - the act of hitting vigorously
thwack - a hard blow with a flat object
smack / smacking / slap - the act of smacking something
smacker - a very powerful blow with the fist
knockdown - a blow that knocks the opponent off his feet
knockout / KO - a blow that renders the opponent unconscious
swat - a sharp blow
whip / lash / whiplash - a quick blow with a whip
punch / clout / poke / lick / biff - (boxing) a blow with the fist
box - a blow with the hand (usually on the ear)
kick / boot / kicking - the act of delivering a blow with the foot
counterblow - a return blow
swing - a sweeping blow or stroke
stab / thrust / knife thrust - a thrusting blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
stinger - a sharp stinging blow
thump - a heavy blow with the hand
uppercut - a swinging blow directed upward (especially at an opponent''s chin)
hammer / pound / hammering / pounding - the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)
shot - a blow hard enough to cause injury
wallop - a severe blow


  Part Meronym:
    fight     fighting     combat     scrap


  More Generic:
    stroke


3. blow  (noun) 
street names for cocaine

  Also known as: coke, nose candy, snow, C


  More Generic:
    cocaine     cocain


4. blow  (noun) 
an unpleasant or disappointing surprise; "it came as a shock to learn that he was injured"

  Also known as: shock


  More Specific:
blip - a sudden minor shock or meaningless interruption


  More Generic:
    surprise


5. blow  (noun) 
an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle"

  Also known as: bump


  More Specific:
jolt / jar / jounce - a sudden impact
concussion - any violent blow
rap / strike / tap - a gentle blow
knock / bash / bang / smash / belt - a vigorous blow
pounding / buffeting - repeated heavy blows
slap / smack - a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)


  More Generic:
    impact


6. blow  (noun) 
an unfortunate happening that hinders of impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating

  Also known as: reverse, reversal, setback, black eye


  More Specific:
whammy - a serious or devastating setback


  More Generic:
    happening     occurrence     natural event


7. blow  (noun) 
a strong current of air; "the tree was bent almost double by the gust"

  Also known as: gust, blast


  More Specific:
bluster - a violent gusty wind
sandblast - a blast of wind laden with sand
puff / puff of air / whiff - a short light gust of air


  More Generic:
    wind     air current     current of air


8. blow  (verb) 
exhale hard; "blow on the soup to cool it down"



  More Specific:
pant / puff / gasp / heave - breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted
puff / huff / chuff - blow hard and loudly
insufflate - blow or breathe hard on or into


  More Generic:
    exhale     expire     breathe out


9. blow  (verb) 
free of obstruction by blowing air through; "blow one''s nose"



  More Generic:
    discharge     expel     eject     release


10. blow  (verb) 
burst suddenly; "The tire blew"; "We blew a tire"



  More Generic:
    burst     split     break open


11. blow  (verb) 
melt, break, or become otherwise unusable; "The lightbulbs blew out"; "The fuse blew"

  Also known as: blow out, burn out


  More Generic:
    fail     go bad     give way     die     give out     conk out     go     break     break down


12. blow  (verb) 
shape by blowing; "Blow a glass vase"



  More Generic:
    shape     form


13. blow  (verb) 
allow to regain its breath; "blow a horse"



  More Generic:
    rest


14. blow  (verb) 
show off



  More Specific:
puff - speak in a blustering or scornful manner
gloat / triumph / crow - dwell on with satisfaction


  More Generic:
    overstate     exaggerate     overdraw     hyperbolize     hyerbolise     magnify     amplify


15. blow  (verb) 
cause to be revealed and jeopardized; "The story blew their cover"; "The double agent was blown by the other side"



  More Generic:
    disclose     let on     bring out     reveal     discover     expose     divulge     impart     break     give away     let out


16. blow  (verb) 
lay eggs; "certain insects are said to blow"



  More Generic:
    lay     put down     repose


17. blow  (verb) 
leave; informal or rude; "shove off!"; "The children shoved along"; "Blow now!"

  Also known as: shove off, shove along


  More Generic:
    go     go away     depart


18. blow  (verb) 
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"

  Also known as: float, drift, be adrift


  More Specific:
waft - be driven or carried along, as by the air
tide - be carried with the tide
stream - to extend, wave or float outward, as if in the wind


  More Generic:
    travel     go     move     locomote


  Verb Group:
    float     drift


19. blow  (verb) 
spout moist air from the blowhole; "The whales blew"



  More Generic:
    spurt     spirt     gush     spout


20. blow  (verb) 
cause to move by means of an air current; "The wind blew the leaves around in the yard"



  More Specific:
whiff - drive or carry as if by a puff of air


  More Generic:
    move     displace


21. blow  (verb) 
cause air to go in, on, or through; "Blow my hair dry"



  More Generic:
    send     direct


22. blow  (verb) 
provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation

  Also known as: fellate, go down on


  More Generic:
    stimulate     excite     stir


23. blow  (verb) 
play or sound a wind instrument; "She blew the horn"



  More Generic:
    sound


  Verb Group:
    blow     blow


24. blow  (verb) 
make a sound as if blown; "The whistle blew"



  More Generic:
    sound     go


  Verb Group:
    blow


25. blow  (verb) 
sound by having air expelled through a tube; "The trumpets blew"



  More Generic:
    sound     go


  Verb Group:
    blow


26. blow  (verb) 
spend lavishly or wastefully on; "He blew a lot of money on his new home theater"



  More Generic:
    spend     expend     drop


  Verb Group:
    waste     blow     squander


27. blow  (verb) 
spend thoughtlessly; throw away; "He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends"; "You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree"

  Also known as: waste, squander


  More Specific:
burn - spend (significant amounts of money)


  More Generic:
    use     expend


  Verb Group:
    blow


  Opposite of:
    conserve     husband     economize     economise


28. blow  (verb) 
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"



  More Generic:
    fail     go wrong     miscarry


29. blow  (verb) 
be blowing or storming; "The wind blew from the West"



  More Specific:
breeze - blow gently and lightly
set in - blow toward the shore
waft - blow gently
storm - blow hard
squall - blow in a squall
bluster - blow hard


 

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