Synonyms of blow out


1. runaway, blowout, romp, laugher, shoo-in, walkaway, victory, triumph

usage: an easy victory

2. blowout, malfunction

usage: a sudden malfunction of a part or apparatus; "the right front tire had a blowout"; "as a result of the blowout we lost all the lights"

3. gala, gala affair, jamboree, blowout, celebration, festivity

usage: a gay festivity


1. blow out, burn out, blow, fail, go bad, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, break down

usage: melt, break, or become otherwise unusable; "The lightbulbs blew out"; "The fuse blew"

2. snuff out, blow out, extinguish, quench

usage: put out, as of fires, flames, or lights; "Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained"; "quench the flames"; "snuff out the candles"

3. blow out, erupt, ignite, catch fire, take fire, combust, conflagrate

usage: erupt in an uncontrolled manner; "The oil well blew out"

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