Synonyms for volley

Synonyms for (noun) volley

Synonyms: volley

Definition: a tennis return made by hitting the ball before it bounces

Similar words: return

Definition: a tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player

Usage: he won the point on a cross-court return

Synonyms: burst, fusillade, salvo, volley

Definition: rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms

Usage: our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise

Similar words: fire, firing

Definition: the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy

Usage: hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes; they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

Synonyms for (verb) volley

Synonyms: volley

Definition: utter rapidly

Usage: volley a string of curses

Similar words: utter, let loose, let out, emit

Definition: express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

Usage: She let out a big heavy sigh; He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand

Synonyms: volley

Definition: make a volley

Similar words: play

Definition: participate in games or sport

Usage: We played hockey all afternoon; play cards; Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches

Synonyms: volley

Definition: discharge in, or as if in, a volley

Usage: the attackers volleyed gunshots at the civilians

Similar words: discharge

Definition: pour forth or release

Usage: discharge liquids

Synonyms: volley

Definition: hit before it touches the ground

Usage: volley the tennis ball

Similar words: hit

Definition: cause to move by striking

Usage: hit a ball

Synonyms: volley

Definition: be dispersed in a volley

Usage: gun shots volleyed at the attackers

Similar words: disperse, dissipate, scatter, spread out

Definition: move away from each other

Usage: The crowds dispersed; The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached;

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