boom - definition and synonyms

 
verb [intransitive] 

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/buːm/
present tense
I/you/we/theyboom
he/she/itbooms
present participlebooming
past tenseboomed
past participleboomed
  1. 1
    [usually progressive] economics if a country, region, or industry is booming, it is experiencing a period of economic success, with a lot of trade and business activity
    1. a.
      if an activity is booming, it is becoming very popular

      Interest in archaeology is booming.

  2. 2

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    to make a deep loud sound that continues for some time
    boom out:

    A voice boomed out from the loudspeakers.

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