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See definition of boom on Dictionary.com
  • nounloud sound; crash
  • nounprosperity
  • verbcrash; make loud sound
  • verbprosper

synonyms for boom

  • explosion
  • bang
  • barrage
  • blare
  • blast
  • burst
  • cannonade
  • clap
  • crack
  • drumfire
  • reverberation
  • roar
  • rumble
  • slam
  • smash
  • thunder
  • wham
See also synonyms for: boomed / booming
  • development
  • increase
  • rush
  • advance
  • jump
  • upsurge
  • expansion
  • improvement
  • upturn
  • inflation
  • growth
  • gain
  • spurt
  • boost
  • push
  • upswing
  • prosperousness
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antonyms for boom

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  • collapse
  • failure
  • loss
  • failure
  • decline
  • collapse
  • shrinkage
  • lessening
  • stagnation
  • loss
  • diminishment
  • decrease
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How to use boom in a sentence

Ironically, the business of edtech and digital learning has been booming.
WHY HASN’T DIGITAL LEARNING LIVED UP TO ITS PROMISE?WALTER THOMPSONSEPTEMBER 17, 2020TECHCRUNCH
These past months, as other industries struggle, Netflix has been booming.
WHAT IF YOUR COMPANY HAD NO RULES? (BONUS EPISODE)MARIA KONNIKOVASEPTEMBER 12, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Esports, an already booming industry, have taken on an even greater significance in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
FAZE CLAN’S LEE TRINK, TROY CARTER AND NICK ‘NICKMERCS’ KOLCHEFF ARE COMING TO DISRUPT 2020JORDAN CROOKSEPTEMBER 11, 2020TECHCRUNCH
As one publishing executive put it, specialist titles don’t see the same boom and bust cycel as general news publishers.
‘TOO BIG TO IGNORE’: FUTURE ESTIMATES PROFITS OF NEARLY $110 MILLION THIS YEARLUCINDA SOUTHERNSEPTEMBER 8, 2020DIGIDAY
So even though they lost cross-border traffic, they’re seeing booms in domestic travel.
AIRBNB CEO: THE PANDEMIC WILL FORCE US TO SEE MORE OF THE WORLD, NOT LESSVERNE KOPYTOFFSEPTEMBER 7, 2020FORTUNE
The cities of Cleveland and Akron, located 38 miles apart along the river’s banks, boomed.
51 YEARS LATER, THE CUYAHOGA RIVER BURNS AGAINWES SILERAUGUST 28, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
With the boom in online recovery groups, maybe it will be better.
HOW THE PANDEMIC IS A BOON TO RECOVERING ADDICTSFIONA ZUBLINAUGUST 24, 2020OZY
Started as Melvin Simon & Associates in Indianapolis in 1960, the company was central to a national building boom as families flocked to the suburbs.
AMERICA’S LARGEST SHOPPING MALL OWNER GETS A NEW TENANT: ITSELFDANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 20, 2020OZY
The early days of fantasy sports coincided with the rise of the dot-com boom.
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Ted Rossman, an industry analyst at Bankrate, says that this suggests it’s a “boom or bust” period, meaning customers either get their money back quickly or not at all.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU LOST MONEY ON AN EVENT CANCELED BECAUSE OF COVID-19RACHEL KINGAUGUST 19, 2020FORTUNE
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WORDS RELATED TO BOOM

  • boom
  • burst
  • clang
  • clatter
  • crash
  • detonate
  • drum
  • echo
  • explode
  • make noise
  • peal
  • rattle
  • resound
  • sound
  • thump
  • thunder
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.