verb (used with object), bar·raged, bar·rag·ing.
Origin of barrage
Synonyms for barrage
Related Words for barragingfire, execute, murder, hit, launch, explode, kill, hurl, blast, lob, thrust, force, shove, fling, deliver, drive, send, flip, start, lift
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Contemporary Examples of barraging
Since January, the White House has released 217 notices related to energy, barraging reporters with multiple missives each day.Amid Attacks, Obama Tries to Maintain High Ground on Energy
March 21, 2012
Historical Examples of barraging
The roar of the guns was louder than ever again, barraging the second line.Saint's Progress
They were barraging the ground about Loos fiercely and continuously.Now It Can Be Told
The Germans were barraging the crest of the hill, with their universal-shell bursting high with black oily clouds.From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917
Targets various—mostly "barraging" Mametz Wood and ground immediately to the west of it.Servants of the Guns
Jeffery E. Jeffery
Word Origin for barrage
1859, "action of barring; man-made barrier in a stream," from French barrer "to stop," from barre "bar," from Old French barre (see bar (n.1)). Artillery sense is 1916, from World War I French phrase tir de barrage "barrier fire" intended to isolate the objective. As a verb by 1917. Related: Barraged; barraging.