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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

    "the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge"; "the hump of a camel"; "he stood on the rocky prominence"; "the occipital protuberance was well developed"; "the bony excrescence between its horns"

    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)

    "the bump threw him off the bicycle"

    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

    "My car bumped into the tree"

    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

    "We find this idea in Plato"; "I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"; "She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day"

    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

    "bump and grind"

    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

    "She was demoted because she always speaks up"; "He was broken down to Sergeant"

    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

    "The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space"

    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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