Synonyms for billow

Synonyms for (noun) billow

Synonyms: surge, billow

Definition: a large sea wave

Similar words: wave, moving ridge

Definition: one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)

Synonyms for (verb) billow

Synonyms: inflate, billow, balloon

Definition: become inflated

Usage: The sails ballooned

Similar words: expand

Definition: become larger in size or volume or quantity

Usage: his business expanded rapidly


Synonyms: billow, surge, heave

Definition: rise and move, as in waves or billows

Usage: The army surged forward

Similar words: blow up, inflate

Definition: fill with gas or air

Usage: inflate a balloons


Synonyms: billow, wallow

Definition: rise up as if in waves

Usage: smoke billowed up into the sky

Similar words: surge, zoom, soar, soar up, soar upwards

Definition: rise rapidly

Usage: the dollar soared against the yen


Synonyms: billow

Definition: move with great difficulty

Usage: The soldiers billowed across the muddy riverbed

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast