Synonyms of volley


1. fusillade, salvo, volley, burst, fire, firing

usage: rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms; "our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise"

2. volley, return

usage: a tennis return made by hitting the ball before it bounces


1. volley, disperse, dissipate, scatter, spread out

usage: be dispersed in a volley; "gun shots volleyed at the attackers"

2. volley, hit

usage: hit before it touches the ground; "volley the tennis ball"

3. volley, discharge

usage: discharge in, or as if in, a volley; "the attackers volleyed gunshots at the civilians"

4. volley, play

usage: make a volley

5. volley, utter, emit, let out, let loose

usage: utter rapidly; "volley a string of curses"

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Definition and meaning of volley (Dictionary)