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ZOOM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does zoom mean? 

ZOOM (noun)
  The noun ZOOM has 2 senses:

1. a rapid rise
2. the act of rising upward into the air

  Familiarity information: ZOOM used as a noun is rare.


ZOOM (verb)
  The verb ZOOM has 3 senses:

1. move along very quickly
2. move with a low humming noise
3. rise rapidly

  Familiarity information: ZOOM used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


ZOOM (noun)


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Meaning:

A rapid rise

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

rapid climb; rapid growth; zoom

Hypernyms ("zoom" is a kind of...):

ascension; ascent; rise; rising (a movement upward)


Sense 2zoom [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of rising upward into the air

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

soar; zoom

Hypernyms ("zoom" is a kind of...):

ascending; ascension; ascent; rise (the act of changing location in an upward direction)


ZOOM (verb)


Sense 1zoom [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Move along very quickly

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

whizz along; zoom; zoom along; whizz

Hypernyms (to "zoom" is one way to...):

hurry; speed; travel rapidly; zip (move very fast)

Sentence frames:

Something is ----ing PP
Somebody ----s PP


Sense 2zoom [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Move with a low humming noise

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Hypernyms (to "zoom" is one way to...):

go; locomote; move; travel (change location; move, travel, or proceed)

Sentence frame:

Something is ----ing PP


Sense 3zoom [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Rise rapidly

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

soar upwards; soar up; soar; surge; zoom

Context example:

the dollar soared against the yen

Hypernyms (to "zoom" is one way to...):

arise; come up; go up; lift; move up; rise; uprise (move upward)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "zoom"):

billow; wallow (rise up as if in waves)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s


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