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noun as in loud sound; crash

noun as in prosperity

verb as in crash; make loud sound

verb as in prosper

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Ironically, the business of edtech and digital learning has been booming.

These past months, as other industries struggle, Netflix has been booming.

Esports, an already booming industry, have taken on an even greater significance in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

As one publishing executive put it, specialist titles don’t see the same boom and bust cycel as general news publishers.

From Digiday

So even though they lost cross-border traffic, they’re seeing booms in domestic travel.

From Fortune

Turkey has had more than a decade of economic boom, and is now the sixth-most-visited tourist destination in the world.

“I was watching ‘Daniel The Tiger’ with my kid and I heard two shots like ‘boom-boom,’” he said.

But the dress was its own unapologetic sonic boom—and was immediately much-copied.

Christie has a lot riding on fulfilling his promise of shepherding Atlantic City into a third boom era.

The current energy and industrial boom, according to Siemens President Joe Kaeser, “is a once-in-a-lifetime moment.”

There was a distant, dull boom in the air—a repeated heavy thud.

“Boom” refers, of course, to the large amount of support which Cleveland obtained on his second election to the Presidency.

A church clock struck the hour of seven, its clangor intruding upon the silence only as a muffled boom.

It is a generally accepted axiom that a public man cannot afford to be modest in these go-ahead days of "boom."

And as I watched the canvas shake and heard it boom and flap I heartily welcomed it.

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On this page you'll find 147 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to boom, such as: explosion, bang, barrage, blare, blast, and burst.

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