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Definition 1: melt, break, or become otherwise unusable - [verb of change]

Samples where blow out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The lightbulbs blew out
  • The fuse blew

Synonyms for blow out in the sense of this definition

(blow out is a kind of ...) stop operating or functioning

"The engine finally went" "The car died on the road" "The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town" "The coffee maker broke" "The engine failed on the way to town" "her eyesight went after the accident"

Definition 2: put out, as of fires, flames, or lights - [verb of weather]

Samples where blow out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained
  • quench the flames
  • snuff out the candles

Synonyms for blow out in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of blow out ) extinguish by crushing

"stub out your cigarette now"

(... is a kind of blow out ) put out, as of a candle or a light

"Douse the lights"

(... is a kind of blow out ) obliterate or extinguish

"Some life-forms were obliterated by the radiation, others survived"

Definition 3: erupt in an uncontrolled manner - [verb of weather]

Samples where blow out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The oil well blew out

(blow out is a kind of ...) start to burn or burst into flames

"Marsh gases ignited suddenly" "The oily rags combusted spontaneously"

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