bombard - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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present tense
present participlebombarding
past tensebombarded
past participlebombarded
  1. 1
    to ask someone so many questions, give them so much information etc that it is difficult for them to deal with it all
    bombard someone/something with something:

    She bombarded him with faxes and called his office repeatedly.

  2. 2
    to attack a place by dropping a lot of bombs on it or firing guns at it for a long time
    1. a.
      to attack someone or something by hitting them with a lot of objects or by hitting them many times

      Part of the sample is then bombarded by electrons.

      bombard someone/something with something:

      Protesters bombarded the building with ink, paint, and bottles.