HyperDic: bunch

English > 5 senses of the word bunch:
NOUNgroupbunch, clump, cluster, clusteringa grouping of a number of similar things
groupbunch, crowd, crew, gangan informal body of friends
groupbunch, lot, caboodleany collection in its entirety
VERBmotionbunch, bunch together, bunch upform into a bunch
contactbunch, bundle, cluster, clumpgather or cause to gather into a cluster
bunch > pronunciation
Rhymesbrunch ... scrunch: 10 rhymes with ahnch...
English > bunch: 5 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA grouping of a number of similar things.
Example"a bunch of trees"
Synonymsclump, cluster, clustering
InstancesNorthern CrossA cluster of 5 bright stars forming a cross in the constellation Cygnus
Omega CentauriA global cluster in the constellation Centaurus
PleiadesA star cluster in the constellation Taurus
NarrowerknotA tight cluster of people or things
swadA bunch
tuft, tussockA bunch of hair or feathers or growing grass
BroaderagglomerationA jumbled collection or mass
Spanishamontonamiento, clúster, cúmulo, grupo, manojo, puñado, racimo
Catalanclúster, colla, grapat, grup, raïm
Adjectivesbunchyoccurring close together in bunches or clusters
Verbsbunchgather or cause to gather into a cluster
bunchform into a bunch
English > bunch: 5 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningAn informal body of friends.
Synonymscrowd, crew, gang
Broadergathering, assemblageA group of persons together in one place
Spanishbasca, cuadrilla, grupo, hato, panda, pandilla
Catalancolla, penya, quadrilla, trepa
English > bunch: 5 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningAny collection in its entirety.
Synonymslot, caboodle
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
Spanishconjunto, cuadrilla, montón, totalidad
English > bunch: 5 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningform into a bunch.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"The frightened children bunched together in the corner of the classroom"
Synonymsbunch together, bunch up
Broadercluster, constellate, flock, clumpCome together as in a cluster or flock
Nounsbuncha grouping of a number of similar things
English > bunch: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningGather or cause to gather into a cluster.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"She bunched her fingers into a fist"
Synonymsbundle, cluster, clump
Narroweragglomerateform into one cluster
Broaderformassume a form or shape
Spanishagrupar, empaquetar, envolver
Catalanagrupar, embolicar, empaquetar
Nounsbuncha grouping of a number of similar things

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