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blow /bləʊ $ bloʊ/ verb (past tense blew /bluː/, past participle blown /bləʊn $ bloʊn/)
blow noun [countable]

Irregular Forms: (blew)(blown)


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blow
[verb]
Synonyms:
- carry, buffet, drive, fling, flutter, move, sweep, waft
- exhale, breathe, pant, puff
- play, blare, mouth, pipe, sound, toot, trumpet, vibrate
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[noun]
Synonyms:
- knock, bang, clout (informal), punch, smack, sock (slang), stroke, thump, wallop (informal), whack
- setback, bombshell, calamity, catastrophe, disappointment, disaster, misfortune, reverse, shock
Related Words: recumbentibus, slug, souse, clip, pelt, plug, punch, swat
English Thesaurus: spend, go through something, go to great expense, squander, splash out, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. blow1 S2 W3 /bləʊ $ bloʊ/ verb (past tense blew /bluː/, past participle blown /bləʊn $ bloʊn/)
[Language: Old English; Origin: blawan]

1. WIND MOVING [intransitive and transitive] if the wind or a current of air blows, it moves:
A cold breeze was blowing hard.
It was blowing from an easterly direction.
Outside, the weather was blowing a gale.

2. WIND MOVING SOMETHING [intransitive, transitive usually + adverb/preposition] to move, or to move something, by the force of the wind or a current of air:
Her hair was blowing in the breeze.
The wind blew the rain into our faces.
My ticket blew away.
blow (something) open/shut
A sudden draught blew the door shut.

3. AIR FROM YOUR MOUTH [intransitive, transitive always + adverb/preposition] to send air out from your mouth
blow (something) into/onto/out etc
She blew onto her coffee to cool it down.
He blew the smoke right in my face.

4. MAKE A NOISE [intransitive and transitive] to make a sound by passing air through a whistle, horn etc:
The whistle blew for half time.
A truck went by and blew its horn at her.

5. VIOLENCE [transitive always + adverb/preposition] to damage or destroy something violently with an explosion or by shooting
blow something away/out/off something
Part of his leg had been blown off.
blow somebody/something to pieces/bits/smithereens
A bomb like that could blow you to bits.

6. LOSE AN OPPORTUNITY [transitive] informal to lose a good opportunity by making a mistake or by being careless:
We’ve blown our chances of getting that contract.
You’ve got a great future ahead of you. Don’t blow it.

7. WASTE MONEY [transitive] informal to spend a lot of money in a careless way, especially on one thing:
I blew all the money I won on a trip to Hawaii.

8. blow your nose to clean your nose by forcing air through it into a cloth or a piece of soft paper

9. blow somebody a kiss to kiss your hand and then pretend to blow the kiss towards someone:
She leant out of the window and blew him a kiss.

10. ELECTRICITY STOPS [intransitive and transitive] if an electrical fuse blows, or a piece of electrical equipment blows a fuse, the electricity suddenly stops working because a thin wire has melted:
The floodlights blew a fuse.

11. TYRE [intransitive and transitive] if a tyre blows, or if a car blows a tyre, it bursts

12. MAKE A SHAPE [transitive] to make or shape something by sending air out from your mouth:
The kids were blowing bubbles in the backyard.
blow glass (=shape glass by blowing into it when it is very hot and soft)

13. SURPRISE/ANNOYANCE blow/blow me/blow it etc British English spoken said to show annoyance or surprise:
Blow it! I forgot to phone Jane.
Blow me down if she didn’t just run off!
Well, I’m blowed!

14. TELL A SECRET [transitive] to make known something that was meant to be a secret:
Your coming here has blown the whole operation.
blow sb’s cover (=make known what someone’s real job or name is)
It would only take one phone call to blow his cover.

15. blow sb’s mind spoken to make you feel very surprised and excited by something:
Seeing her again really blew my mind.mind-blowing

16. blow your top/stack/cool (also blow a fuse/gasket) informal to become extremely angry quickly or suddenly:
One day, I just blew my top and hit him.

17. blow the whistle on somebody informal to tell someone in authority about something wrong that someone is doing:
He blew the whistle on his colleagues.whistle-blower

18. blow something (up) out of (all) proportion to make something seem much more serious or important than it is

19. blow your own trumpet especially BrE,blow your own horn American English informal to talk a lot about your own achievements – used to show disapproval:
Dave spent the whole evening blowing his own trumpet.

20. blow somebody/something out of the water to defeat someone or something that you are competing with, or to achieve much more than they do:
Motown had blown all the other record companies out of the water.

21. blow hot and cold British English informal to keep changing your attitude towards someone or something

22. blow something sky-high British English to destroy an idea, plan etc by showing that it cannot be true or effective:
This new information blows his theory sky-high.
blow sb↔ away phrasal verb especially American English informal

1. to make someone feel very surprised, especially about something they like or admire:
It just blows me away, the way everyone’s so friendly round here.

2. to kill someone by shooting them with a gun

3. to defeat someone completely, especially in a game:
Nancy blew away the rest of the skaters.
blow down phrasal verb
if the wind blows something down, or if something blows down, the wind makes it fall:
The garden gate has blown down.
blow something ↔ down
Several trees were blown down in the night.
blow in phrasal verb

1. (also blow into something) informal to arrive in a place, especially suddenly:
Jim blew in about an hour ago.
Guess who’s just blown into town?

2. if a storm or bad weather blows in, it arrives and begins to affect a particular area:
The first snowstorm blew in from the north.
blow somebody/something ↔ off phrasal verb American English informal

1. to treat someone or something as unimportant, for example by not meeting someone or not going to an event:
Bud got into trouble for blowing off the meeting.

2. blow the lid off something to make known something that was secret, especially something involving important or famous people:
Her book blew the lid off the Reagan years.

3. blow sb’s head off to kill someone by shooting them in the head

4. blow off steam American English to get rid of anger or energy by doing something Synonym : let off steam British English:
I went jogging to blow off some steam.
blow out phrasal verb

1. if you blow a flame or a fire out, or if it blows out, it stops burning:
The match blew out in the wind.
blow something ↔ out
Blow out all the candles.

2. if a tyre blows out, it bursts

3. blow itself out if a storm blows itself out, it ends

4. blow your/sb’s brains out to kill yourself, or someone else, with a shot to the head

5. blow somebody ↔ out American English spoken to easily defeat someone:
We blew them out 28–0.

6. American English if you blow out your knee or another joint in your body, or if it blows out, you injure it badly

7. if an oil or gas well blows out, oil or gas suddenly escapes from it

8. blow somebody ↔ out to stop having a friendship or relationship with someone
blow over phrasal verb

1. if the wind blows something over, or if something blows over, the wind makes it fall:
Our fence blew over in the storm.
blow something ↔ over
The hurricane blew some palm trees over.

2. if an argument or unpleasant situation blows over, it ends or is forgotten:
They weren’t speaking to each other, but I think it’s blown over now.

3. if a storm blows over, it goes away
blow up phrasal verb

1. to destroy something, or to be destroyed, by an explosion:
The plane blew up in midair.
blow something ↔ up
Rebels attempted to blow up the bridge.

2. blow something ↔ up to fill something with air or gas:
Can you blow up this balloon?
We’ll blow the tyres up.

3. if a situation, argument etc blows up, it suddenly becomes important or dangerous:
A crisis had blown up over the peace talks.

4. blow something ↔ up if you blow up a photograph, you make it larger Synonym : enlarge

5. informal to become very angry with someone:
Jenny’s father blew up when she didn’t come home last night.
blow up at
I was surprised at the way he blew up at Hardy.

6. if bad weather blows up, it suddenly arrives:
It looks as if there’s a storm blowing up.

7. blow up in sb’s face if something you have done or planned to do blows up in your face, it suddenly goes wrong:
One of his deals had just blown up in his face.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. blow2 S3 W3 noun [countable]
[Sense 1-2, 4-6: Date: 1400-1500; Origin: Origin unknown. ]
[Sense 3: Date: 1600-1700; Origin: blow1]

1. BAD EFFECT an action or event that causes difficulty or sadness for someone:
Joe resigned, which was a severe blow because we needed him desperately.
His mother’s death was a shattering blow.
The election result dealt a further blow to the party.
The factory closures came as a blow to the local economy.
The final blow for many firms was the government’s abolition of import duties.

2. HARD HIT a hard hit with someone’s hand, a tool, or a weapon:
She died from a heavy blow to the head.
He struck a blow which threw her to the floor.
Martin received a blow on the nose.
He had been struck a glancing blow (=a blow that did not hit him directly) by the car.
blow to
He gave her a violent blow to the head.

REGISTER
In everyday English, people usually say that someone gets hit or that something hits them, rather than using the noun blow:
He received a blow to the head. ➔ He got hit on the head.

3. BLOWING an action of blowing:
One big blow and the candles were out.

4. come to blows (with somebody) if two people come to blows, they start arguing or hitting each other because they disagree about something
come to blows (with somebody) over
They almost came to blows over the money.

5. soften/cushion the blow to make something unpleasant easier for someone to accept:
A reduction in interest rates would soften the blow of tax increases.

6. low blow American English informal something unkind you say to deliberately embarrass or upset someone
strike a blow for somebody/something at strike1(13)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

blow
noun
I. act of blowing
VERB + BLOW give sth Give your nose a blow.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

blow
II. hard knock that hits sb/sth
ADJ. hard, heavy, nasty, painful, powerful, severe, sharp, stinging, violent | fatal, final, mortal | glancing, light Jack caught him a glancing blow on the jaw.
single He killed the man with a single blow of his cricket bat.
QUANT. flurry, hail The man went down in a hail of blows.
VERB + BLOW get, receive, suffer, take He suffered a severe blow to the head.
catch sb, deal sb, deliver, give sb, land, rain (down), strike sb It was the gardener who delivered the fatal blow. She landed a nasty blow on his nose. He rained heavy blows on the old woman.
exchange The boys exchanged blows with the police.
come to The children came to blows over the new toy.
aim She aimed a blow at Lucy.
avoid, deflect, dodge, parry, ward off
BLOW + VERB fall, land The blow landed on my right shoulder.
PREP. ~ of two blows of the axe
~ on a nasty blow on the head
~ to a blow to the victim's chest

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

blow
III. sudden shock/disappointment
ADJ. big, great, major, serious, severe, terrible | bitter, crippling, cruel, crushing, devastating, knock-out | double | decisive, mortal a mortal blow to British industry
body
VERB + BLOW deal (sb/sth), deliver, strike His defeat dealt a crushing blow to the party.
receive, suffer | cushion, soften to soften the blow of tax increases
come as The news came as a bitter blow to the staff.
BLOW + VERB come, fall The blow came at a meeting on Saturday.
PREP. ~ for A tax on books would be a body blow for education.
~ to Her decision to live abroad was a terrible blow to her parents.
PHRASES a bit of a blow

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

blow
verb
I. of wind/air, etc.
ADV. hard, strongly | gently
PREP. from a gale blowing from the west
off The wind blew the papers off the table.
PHRASES be blowing a gale It's blowing a gale out there!
blow sth off course The ship was blown off course in the storm.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

blow
II. send air out of your mouth
ADV. hard
PREP. on He blew on his soup to cool it.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

blow

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

blow
to fail at something, to ruin something
I think that I blew the final math exam last week.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

blow something
to fail at something, to ruin something
I think that I blew the final math exam last week.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary


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