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Definition of zoom verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they zoom
    he / she / it zooms
    past simple zoomed
    -ing form zooming
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  1. 1[intransitive] + adv./prep. to move or go somewhere very fast synonym rush, whiz Traffic zoomed past us. For five weeks they zoomed around Europe.
  2. 2[intransitive] zoom (up) (to…) (of prices, costs, etc.) to increase a lot, quickly and suddenly House prices have zoomed up this year. Shares zoomed from 1.56 to 1.70.
  3. Phrasal Verbszoom in/out
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: zoom