Synonyms of bang in English:

bang


See definition of bang

noun

1‘the door slammed with a bang’

SYNONYMS
sharp noise, crack, boom, clang, peal, clap, pop, snap, knock, tap, slam, bump, thud, thump, clunk, clonk, clash, crash, smash, smack
stamp, stomp, clump, clomp
report, explosion, detonation, shot
informal wham, whump

2‘a nasty bang on the head’

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blow, hit, punch, knock, thump, rap, bump, thwack, smack, crack, slap, welt, cuff, box
informal bash, whack, clobber, clout, clip, wallop, belt, tan, biff, bop, sock, lam, whomp
British informal slosh
North American informal boff, bust, slug, whale
Australian, New Zealand informal dong
dated buffet

verb

1‘he began to bang the table with his fist’

SYNONYMS
hit, strike, beat, thump, hammer, knock, rap, pound, thud, punch, bump, thwack, smack, crack, slap, slam, welt, cuff, pummel, buffet
informal bash, whack, clobber, clout, clip, wallop, belt, tan, biff, bop, sock, lam, whomp
British informal slosh
North American informal boff, bust, slug, whale
Australian, New Zealand informal dong

2‘the door banged’

SYNONYMS
go bang, crash, smash, thud

3‘guns were banging all around them’

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explode, crack, go off with a bang, detonate, burst, blow up

adverb

1‘bang in the middle of town’

SYNONYMS
precisely, exactly, right, directly, immediately, squarely, just, dead
promptly, prompt, dead on, on the stroke of …, on the dot of …
sharp, on the dot
informal spot on, smack, slap, slap bang, plumb
North American informal on the button, on the nose, smack dab, spang

2‘the machines will be bang up to date’

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completely, absolutely, totally, entirely, wholly, fully, thoroughly, utterly, quite, altogether, one hundred per cent, downright, unqualifiedly, in all respects, unconditionally, perfectly, unrestrictedly, undisputedly, to the maximum extent
informal clean, plumb, dead

3‘the minute something becomes obsolete, bang, it's gone’

SYNONYMS
suddenly, abruptly, immediately, instantaneously, instantly, in an instant, straight away, all of a sudden, at once, all at once, promptly, in a trice, swiftly
unexpectedly, without warning, without notice, on the spur of the moment
informal straight off, out of the blue, in a flash, like a shot, before you can say Jack Robinson, before you can say knife, in two shakes, in two shakes of a lamb's tail