Synonyms of hail in English

: hail1hail2

hail1


See definition of hail

verb

1‘a friend hailed him from the upper deck’

SYNONYMS
greet, salute, address, halloo, speak to, call out to, shout to, say hello to, initiate a discussion with, talk to
nod to, wave to, smile at, signal to, lift one's hat to, acknowledge
accost, approach, waylay, stop, catch
informal collar, buttonhole
British informal nobble
ANTONYMS

say goodbye to

2‘he hailed a cab’

SYNONYMS
flag down, wave down, signal to stop, gesture to stop, make a sign to
call to, shout to
summon, accost

3‘the critics hailed the new film as a masterpiece’

SYNONYMS
acclaim, praise, applaud, commend, rave about, extol, eulogize, vaunt, hymn, lionize, express approval of, express admiration for, pay tribute to, speak highly of, sing the praises of, make much of
glorify, cheer, salute, exalt, honour, hurrah, hurray, toast, welcome, pay homage to
British informal big up
North American informal ballyhoo
dated cry up
archaic emblazon
rare laud, panegyrize
ANTONYMS

criticize, condemn

4‘the band's twenty-six members all hail from Wales’

SYNONYMS
come from, be from, be a native of, have been born in, originate in, have one's roots in
be …, be … by birth
live in, have one's home in, inhabit, be an inhabitant of, be settled in, reside in, be a resident of

noun

1‘a hearty hail greeted me’

SYNONYMS
greeting, hello, hallo, halloo, call, cry, shout, salutation
acknowledgement, welcome, salute
ANTONYMS

farewell


Synonyms of hail in English

: hail1hail2

hail2


See definition of hail

noun

1‘frequent heavy showers of rain and hail’

SYNONYMS
frozen rain, hailstones, sleet, precipitation
hailstorm, hail shower

2‘a hail of bullets’

SYNONYMS
barrage, volley, shower, deluge, torrent, burst, stream, storm, flood, spate, rain, tide, avalanche, blaze, onslaught
bombardment, cannonade, battery, blast, broadside, salvo

verb

1‘tons of dust hailed down on us’

SYNONYMS
beat, shower, rain, fall, pour, drop
pelt, pepper, batter, bombard, volley, assail