HyperDic: hum

English > 7 senses of the word hum / HUM:
VERBcommunicationhumsing with closed lips
stativehum, buzz, seethebe noisy with activity
perceptionhum, thrumsound with a monotonous hum
communicationhummake a low continuous sound
NOUNstatehum, busynessthe state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity
groupHUM, Harkat-ul-Mujahidin, Harkat ul-Ansar, HUA, Harkat ul-Mujahedeen, Al Faran, Movement of Holy Warriorsan Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s
eventhum, humminga humming noise
hum / HUM > pronunciation
Soundshhah'm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > hum: 7 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity.
Example "there is a constant hum of military preparation"
Synonymbusyness
Broaderaction, activity, activenessThe state of being active
English > HUM: 7 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningAn Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan.
SynonymsHarkat-ul-Mujahidin, Harkat ul-Ansar, HUA, Harkat ul-Mujahedeen, Al Faran, Movement of Holy Warriors
Categoryterrorism, act of terrorism, terrorist actThe calculated use of violence (or the threat / threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature
Instance ofterrorist organization, terrorist group, foreign terrorist organization, FTOA political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals
RegionPakistan, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, West PakistanA Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley
SpanishHUA
CatalanHarkat-ul-Ansar
English > hum: 7 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningA humming noise.
Example"the hum of distant traffic"
Synonymhumming
Broadernoisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
Spanishmurmullo, que zumba, zumba, zumbido
Catalanbrum, brunzit, murmureig, murmuri
Verbshummake a low continuous sound
humsound with a monotonous hum
humbe noisy with activity
English > hum: 7 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningsing with closed lips.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelThey will hum the duet; Sam and Sue hum
Example"She hummed a melody"
Broadersingproduce tones with the voice
Spanishcanturrear, tararear
Catalantaral·larejar, taral·lejar
Nounshummera singer who produces a tune without opening the lips or forming words / words
hummingthe act of singing with closed lips
English > hum: 7 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningBe noisy with activity.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelCars hum in the streets; The streets hum with cars
Synonymsbuzz, seethe
Narrowerteem, pullulate, swarmBe teeming, be abuzz
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishzumbar
Nounshum, humminga humming noise
English > hum: 7 senses > verb 3, perception
Meaningsound with a monotonous hum.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymthrum
Broadersound, gomake a certain noise or sound
Spanishzumbar
Catalanbonir, brunzir
Nounshuma humming noise
English > hum: 7 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningmake a low continuous sound.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The refrigerator is humming"
Broadermake noise, resound, noiseemit a noise
Spanishzumbar
Catalanbonir, brunzir
Nounshum, humminga humming noise

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