HyperDic: bruise

English > 5 senses of the word bruise:
VERBcontactbruise, contuseinjure the underlying soft tissue or bone of
emotionbruise, hurt, wound, injure, offend, spitehurt the feelings of
changebruisebreak up into small pieces for food preparation
changebruisedamage (plant tissue) by abrasion or pressure
NOUNstatebruise, contusionan injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration
bruise > pronunciation
Soundsbruw'z
Rhymesabuse ... values: 47 rhymes with uwz...
English > bruise: 5 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAn injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration.
Synonymcontusion
NarrowerecchymosisThe purple or black-and-blue area resulting from a bruise
petechiaA minute red or purple spot on the surface of the skin as the result of tiny hemorrhages of blood vessels in the skin (as in typhoid fever)
shiner, black eye, mouseA swollen bruise caused by a blow / blow to the eye
Broaderinjury, hurt, harm, traumaAny physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
Spanishcardenal, contusión, golpe, hematoma, magulladura, morado, moratón, moretón
Catalanblau, blaverol, contusió, cop, hematoma, morat
Verbsbruiseinjure the underlying soft tissue or bone of
English > bruise: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaninginjure the underlying soft tissue or bone of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelDid he bruise his foot?
Example"I bruised my knee"
Synonymcontuse
Narrowerjam, crushcrush or bruise
Broaderinjure, woundCause injuries or bodily harm to
Spanishgolpearse, lastimarse, machucarse, magullarse
Catalancolpejar-se, fer-se mal, fer-se un blau, maçolar-se
Nounsbruisean injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration
bruisera large and strong and heavyset man
English > bruise: 5 senses > verb 2, emotion
Meaninghurt the feelings of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example "This remark really bruised my ego"
Synonymshurt, wound, injure, offend, spite
Narrowerdiss, insult, affronttreat, mention, or speak to rudely
humiliate, mortify, chagrin, humble, abaseCause to feel shame
lacerateDeeply hurt the feelings of
stingCause an emotional pain, as if by stinging
Broaderarouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provokeCall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
Spanishdañar, herir, insultar, lastimar, lesionar, ofender
Catalandanyar, ferir, fer mal, insultar, lesionar, nafrar, ofendre
English > bruise: 5 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningBreak up into small pieces for food preparation.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"bruise the berries with a wooden spoon and strain them"
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Broadercrushbreak into small pieces
English > bruise: 5 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningdamage (plant tissue) by abrasion or pressure.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The customer bruised the strawberries by squeezing them"
Categoryplant, flora, plant life(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
Broaderdamageinflict damage / damage upon

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