- a continued discharge of cannon, especially during an attack.
- an attack, as of invective or censure, suggestive of cannon fire; barrage.
verb (used with object), can·non·ad·ed, can·non·ad·ing.
- to attack continuously with or as if with cannon
verb (used without object), can·non·ad·ed, can·non·ad·ing.
- to discharge like continuous cannon fire.
- an intense and continuous artillery bombardment
- to attack (a target) with cannon