HyperDic: bump

English > 8 senses of the word bump:
NOUNstatebumpa lump on the body caused by a blow / blow
shapebump, bulge, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescencesomething that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
eventbump, blowan impact (as from a collision)
VERBcontactbump, knockknock against with force or violence
possessionbump, find, happen, chance, encountercome upon, as if by accident
motionbumpdance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward
socialbump, demote, relegate, break, kick downstairsassign to a lower position
contactbump, dislodgeremove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied
bump > pronunciation
Soundsbah'mp
Rhymeschump ... trump: 18 rhymes with ahmp...
English > bump: 8 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA lump on the body caused by a blow / blow.
Broaderinjury, hurt, harm, traumaAny physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
Spanishchichón, tolondro, tolondrón
Catalanbony
English > bump: 8 senses > noun 2, shape
MeaningSomething that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings.
Synonymsbulge, 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
English > bump: 8 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningAn impact (as from a collision).
Example"the bump threw him off the bicycle"
Synonymblow
NarrowerconcussionAny violent blow
jolt, jar, jounce, shockA sudden jarring impact
knock, bash, bang, smash, beltA vigorous blow
pounding, buffetingrepeated heavy blows
rap, strike, tapA gentle blow
sideswipeA glancing blow from or on the side / side of something (especially motor vehicles)
slap, smackA blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
BroaderimpactThe striking of one body against another
Spanishbatacazo, choque, golpazo, golpe, golpetazo, porrazo, topetazo, toque, trastazo, trompazo
Catalanbatzacada, batzac, cop, patacada, patac, topada, trompada, xoc
Adjectivesbumpycausing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
Verbsbumpknock against with force or violence
English > bump: 8 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningknock against with force or violence.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s PP
Example"My car bumped into the tree"
Synonymknock
Broaderhit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide withhit against
See alsobump intocollide violently with an obstacle
Spanishchocar, golpear
Catalanxocar
Nounsbumpan impact (as from a collision)
bumpera mechanical device consisting of bars at either end of a vehicle to absorb shock and prevent serious damage
English > bump: 8 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningcome upon, as if by accident; meet with.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsfind, happen, chance, encounter
Spanishdar, encontrarse, encontrar, hallar, tropezar
Catalanensopegar, trobar-se, trobar
English > bump: 8 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningdance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelThey bump
Example"bump and grind"
Broaderdance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toeMove in a pattern
English > bump: 8 senses > verb 4, social
MeaningAssign to a lower position; reduce in rank.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsdemote, relegate, break, kick downstairs
NarrowerreduceBring to humbler or weaker state or condition
sidelineRemove from the center of activity or attention
Broaderdelegate, designate, depute, assignGive an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
See alsobump offkill intentionally and with premeditation
Oppositepromote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevateGive a promotion to or assign to a higher position
Spanishchocar, relegar
English > bump: 8 senses > verb 5, contact
MeaningRemove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymdislodge
NarrowerthrowCause to fall off
BroaderdisplaceCause to move, usually with force or pressure
Spanishdesalojar, desplazar, sacar

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