Synonyms of hail


1. hail, precipitation, downfall

usage: precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents

2. hail, object, physical object

usage: many objects thrown forcefully through the air; "a hail of pebbles"; "a hail of bullets"

3. hail, greeting, salutation

usage: enthusiastic greeting


1. acclaim, hail, herald, applaud

usage: praise vociferously; "The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein"

2. hail, come, be

usage: be a native of; "She hails from Kalamazoo"

3. hail, call, send for

usage: call for; "hail a cab"

4. hail, herald, greet, recognize, recognise

usage: greet enthusiastically or joyfully

5. hail, precipitate, come down, fall

usage: precipitate as small ice particles; "It hailed for an hour"

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Definition and meaning of hail (Dictionary)