Synonyms of zoom
1 speedDictionary • A police car zoomed by.
speed • The engine noise rises only slightly as I speed along.
shoot • They had almost reached the boat when a figure shot past them.
fly • I flew downstairs.
tear • The door flew open and she tore into the room.
rush • Someone inside the building rushed out.
flash • Cars flashed by every few minutes.
dash • Suddenly she dashed out into the garden.
barrel (along) (informal, mainly US, Canadian)
buzz • A few tourists were buzzing around.
streak • A meteorite streaked across the sky.
hare (British, informal)
zip (informal) • My craft zipped along the bay.
whizz (informal) • A car whizzed past.
hurtle • A pretty young girl came hurtling down the stairs.
pelt • She pelted down the stairs in her nightgown.
burn rubber (informal)
2 riseDictionary • The economy sank and inflation zoomed.
rise • We need to increase our charges in order to meet rising costs.
rocket • Fresh food is so scarce that prices have rocketed sharply.
soar • soaring unemployment
climb • Prices have climbed by 21% since the beginning of the year.
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buzzIf people are buzzing around, they are moving around quickly and busily.
• A few tourists were buzzing around.
climbWhen something climbs, it increases in value or amount.
• Prices have climbed by 21% since the beginning of the year.
• Suddenly she dashed out into the garden.
Thesaurus for zoom from the Collins English Thesaurus