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Definition 1: the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target - [noun denoting act]

Samples where barrage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops
  • the shelling went on for hours without pausing

Synonyms for barrage in the sense of this definition

(barrage is a kind of ...) the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy

"hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes" "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire"

Definition 2: the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written) - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where barrage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a barrage of questions
  • a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake

Synonyms for barrage in the sense of this definition

(barrage is a kind of ...) a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols

"he taught foreign languages" "the language introduced is standard throughout the text" "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written"

Definition 3: address with continuously or persistently, as if with a barrage - [verb of communication]

Samples where barrage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The speaker was barraged by an angry audience
  • The governor was bombarded with requests to grant a pardon to the convicted killer

Synonyms for barrage in the sense of this definition

(barrage is a kind of ...) attack in speech or writing

"The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"

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