HyperDic: bulge

English > 5 senses of the word bulge:
VERBchangebulge, pouch, protrudeswell or protrude outwards
stativebulge, bagbulge out
motionbulge, start, protrude, pop, pop out, bulge out, bug out, come outbulge outward
changebulge, bulkcause to bulge or swell outwards
NOUNshapebulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescencesomething that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
bulge > pronunciation
Soundsbah'ljh
Rhymesdivulge ... indulge: 3 rhymes with ahljh...
English > bulge: 5 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningSomething that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings.
Example"the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge"
Synonymsbump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence
NarrowerbellyA part that bulges deeply
caputA headlike protuberance on an organ or structure
frontal eminenceEither prominence of the frontal bone above each orbit
mogulA bump on a ski slope
nub, nubbleA small lump or protuberance
occipital protuberanceprominence on the outer surface of the occipital bone
snagA sharp protuberance
wartAny small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)
BroaderprojectionAny solid convex shape that juts out from something
Spanishbulto, corcova, excrecencia, extrusión, joroba, prominencia, protuberancia
Catalanbony, gepa, gep, monticle, prominència, protuberància
Adjectivesbulgycurving outward
Verbsbulgeswell or protrude outwards
bulgecause to bulge or swell outwards
bulgebulge outward
bulgebulge out
English > bulge: 5 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningSwell or protrude outwards.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"His stomach bulged after the huge meal"
Synonymspouch, protrude
Caused bybulge, bulkCause to bulge or swell outwards
Narrowerbulkstick out or up
Broaderchange shape, change form, deformassume a different shape or form
Spanishabombar, abultar, pandear, sobresalir
Catalansobresortir, sortir
Nounsbulgesomething that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
English > bulge: 5 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaningbulge out; form a bulge outward, or be so full as to appear to bulge / bulge.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
ModelThe streets bulge with crowds
Synonymbag
Narrowerprotuberateform a rounded prominence
Broaderstick out, protrude, jut out, jut, projectExtend out or project in space
Spanishhincharse, pandearse
Catalanbombar-se, inflar-se
Nounsbulgesomething that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
English > bulge: 5 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningbulge outward.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsstart, protrude, pop, pop out, bulge out, bug out, come out
Broaderchange shape, change form, deformassume a different shape or form
Spanishresaltar, salirse, saltar, sobresalir
Nounsbulgesomething that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
English > bulge: 5 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningCause to bulge or swell outwards.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymbulk
Cause tobulge, pouch, protrudeSwell or protrude outwards
BroaderswellCause to become swollen
Spanishsaltar, sobresalir
Catalansaltar, sobresortir
Nounsbulgesomething that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings

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