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English adjective: broadside

1. broadside toward a full side


SamplesA broadside attack.


Similarside


Antonymsbottom, top


English noun: broadside

1. broadside (communication) an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution


SamplesHe mailed the circular to all subscribers.


Synonymsbill, broadsheet, circular, flier, flyer, handbill, throwaway


Broader (hypernym)ad, advert, advertisement, advertising, advertizement, advertizing


Narrower (hyponym)stuffer

2. broadside (communication) a speech of violent denunciation


Synonymsphilippic, tirade


Broader (hypernym)declamation, denouncement, denunciation

3. broadside (artifact) all of the armament that is fired from one side of a warship


Broader (hypernym)armament


Domain categorynaval forces, navy

4. broadside (artifact) the whole side of a vessel from stem to stern


SamplesThe ship was broadside to the dock.


Broader (hypernym)side

5. broadside (act) the simultaneous firing of all the armament on one side of a warship


Broader (hypernym)fire, firing


Domain categorynaval forces, navy


English adverb: broadside

1. broadside with a side facing an object


SamplesThe train hit the truck broadside.
The wave caught the canoe broadside and capsized it.


English verb: broadside

1. broadside (contact) collide with the broad side of


SamplesHer car broad-sided mine.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)collide with, hit, impinge on, run into, strike









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