Bombarding means to attack repeatedly, to assault in a forceful way. The troops were bombarding the city with artillery fire.

  • The company is bombarding the market with ads.

  • The politician is bombarding the public with speeches.

Definition of bombarding


To continuously attack something with bombs, artillery shells or other missiles or projectiles.


To attack something or someone by directing objects at them.


To direct at a substance an intense stream of high-energy particles, usually sub-atomic or made of at most a few atoms.



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Example Sentences for bombarding

  • 1

    Afterwards the Protoss bombard the planet.

  • 2

    The army bombarded the whole city.

  • 3

    The bombard is a member of the oboe family.

  • 4

    As the troops hit the beach, the bombardment was lifted.

  • 5

    In the process of the bombardment the historic building was destroyed.

  • 6

    The Americans called for an aerial bombardment of the compound.

  • 7

    The bombardment of the fort started on October 31.

  • 8

    The particles grow in the substrate with the bombardment of ions.

  • 9

    Hood protested the bombardment as uncivilized but Sherman disagreed.

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    However, the bombardment destroyed most of the city of Incheon.