bombard

  1. throw bombs at or attack with bombs

    Synonyms : bomb
    Type Of : assail, attack
  2. a large shawm; the bass member of the shawm family

    Synonyms : bombardon
    Type Of : bass, shawm
  3. cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile

    Synonyms : pelt
    Type Of : throw
  4. address with continuously or persistently, as if with a barrage

    Synonyms : barrage
    Type Of : assail, snipe, round, assault, lash out, attack
    Examples :
    • The governor was bombarded with requests to grant a pardon to the convicted killer
  5. direct high energy particles or radiation against

    Type Of : ray, irradiate