blow

I
n.

1) to deal, deliver, strike a blow (he dealt us a severe blow)

2) to heap, rain blows on smb.

3) to come to blows; to exchange blows

4) to take a blow (the boxer took several blows to the head)

5) to cushion; deflect, parry, ward off; dodge a blow

6) a body; crushing, hard, heavy, powerful, resounding, severe, staggering, telling; decisive; fatal, mortal; glancing, light blow

7) indiscriminate blows (to rain indiscriminate blows on one's victims)

8) a low ('illegal') blow (also fig.)

9) an exchange of blows

10) a blow against, at (to strike a blow against poverty)

11) a blow for (to strike a blow for freedom)

12) a blow on, to (a blow on the head; he took a blow to the chin; a blow to one's hopes)

13) under blows (to reel under crushing blows)

II
v.

1) to blow hard (the wind was blowing hard)

2) (A; usu. without to) she blew him a kiss

3) (D; intr.) to blow on (blow on the soup; it's too hot)

4) (misc.) (slang) he blew ('came') into town

* * *
[bləʊ]
blew ('came') into town
crushing
decisive
dodge a blow
glancing
heavy
light blow
mortal
parry
powerful
rain blows on smb.
resounding
severe
to exchange blows
ward off
to (a blow on the head; he took a blow to the chin; a blow to one's hopes)
strike a blow (he dealt us a severe blow)
at (to strike a blow against poverty)
(A; usu. without to) she blew him a kiss
(misc.) (slang) he
a body
a blow against
a blow on
an exchange of blows
to come to blows
to cushion
to deal
to heap
a low ('illegal') blow (also fig.)
to take a blow (the boxer took several blows to the head)
to blow hard (the wind was blowing hard)
indiscriminate blows (to rain indiscriminate blows on one's victims)
under blows (to reel under crushing blows)
a blow for (to strike a blow for freedom)
(D; intr.) to blow on (blow on the soup; it's too hot)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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