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Synonyms for bumpbʌmp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bump(noun)

    a lump on the body caused by a blow

    Synonyms:
    protrusion, extrusion, hump, excrescence, blow, protuberance, prominence, swelling, gibbousness, jut, gibbosity, bulge

  2. bulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence(noun)

    something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings

    Synonyms:
    swelling, lump, expulsion, protrusion, prominence, gibbousness, jut, jutting, intumescence, extrusion, bulge, projection, protuberance, gibbosity, intumescency, bump, blow, puffiness, hump, excrescence

  3. blow, bump(verb)

    an impact (as from a collision)

    Synonyms:
    swelling, nose candy, reversal, bump, setback, gibbousness, jut, snow, coke, shock, extrusion, black eye, bulge, reverse, protuberance, gibbosity, puff, protrusion, blow, gust, prominence, hump, blast, excrescence

  4. bump, knock(verb)

    knock against with force or violence

    Synonyms:
    criticise, encounter, happen, chance, relegate, bump, rap, tap, pink, knock, demote, break, kick downstairs, ping, find, pick apart, criticize, strike hard, dislodge

  5. find, happen, chance, bump, encounter(verb)

    come upon, as if by accident; meet with

    Synonyms:
    line up, detect, recover, kick downstairs, find oneself, befall, take chances, get, get hold, run across, gamble, demote, fall out, find, pass off, retrieve, hazard, knock, rule, notice, meet, chance, determine, see, find out, come about, come up, play, take a chance, encounter, materialize, happen, go on, receive, feel, occur, risk, pass, incur, take place, come across, bechance, observe, run into, adventure, witness, dislodge, run a risk, ascertain, relegate, bump, take on, hap, break, regain, obtain, materialise, discover

  6. bump(verb)

    dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward

    Synonyms:
    kick downstairs, encounter, find, chance, dislodge, knock, demote, happen, break, relegate

  7. demote, bump, relegate, break, kick downstairs(verb)

    assign to a lower position; reduce in rank

    Synonyms:
    crack, bar, give way, violate, break dance, give out, unwrap, fall apart, collapse, die, classify, transgress, founder, weaken, discover, snap off, stop, go, demote, break out, separate, split, give away, damp, smash, happen, knock, interrupt, offend, get out, fracture, relegate, bring out, soften, reveal, divulge, pause, let on, get around, bust, wear out, cave in, encounter, break-dance, check, break up, breach, break in, give, split up, chance, better, burst, go bad, break off, disclose, find, erupt, recrudesce, submit, go against, dampen, break down, break away, fall in, bump, let out, conk out, ruin, kick downstairs, part, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, develop, expose, break, banish, discontinue, intermit, dislodge, wear, pass on

  8. dislodge, bump(verb)

    remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied

    Synonyms:
    demote, kick downstairs, knock, shift, chance, dislodge, encounter, free, reposition, happen, bump, break, relegate, find

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bump(n.)

    Synonyms:
    thump, knock, blow

  2. bump(n.)

    Synonyms:
    swelling, protuberance

  3. bump(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [colloquial, in allusion to the doctrine of phrenology that protuberances on the skull indicate faculties of the mind.] Faculty, power, endowment, gift

  4. bump(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    knock, thump, strike, hit

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

hump, damper


Translations for bump

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • издутина, цицина, сблъскванеBulgarian
  • bouleCzech
  • Delle, Plumps, Stoß, Beule, Schlag, Unebenheit, Bodenwelle, BumsGerman
  • chichón, cototo, bulto, tolondroSpanish
  • bumppausFinnish
  • bosse, bourrade, ballon, saillie, boumFrench
  • pancione, colpetto, bozzo, protuberanza, gonfiore, gnocco, bottaItalian
  • מַכָּהHebrew
  • kulNorwegian
  • botsing, bult, builDutch
  • kulNorwegian Nynorsk
  • brzuch, wybój, bum, stłuczka, guz, łupPolish
  • inchaço, saliência, protuberância, estrondo, galoPortuguese
  • колдобина, удар, шишка, опухоль, ухаб, выпуклость, столкновениеRussian
  • čvorugaSerbo-Croatian
  • çarpma, şişlik, yumru, küt, tümsek, vuruş, şişTurkish

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