HyperDic: slump

English > 6 senses of the word slump:
VERBmotionslump, slouchassume a drooping posture or carriage
motionslump, slide down, sinkfall or sink heavily
changeslump, fall off, sinkfall heavily or suddenly
motionslump, decline, correctgo down in value
NOUNprocessslump, slack, drop-off, falloff, falling offa noticeable deterioration in performance or quality
stateslump, depression, economic crisisa long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices / prices and low levels of trade and investment
slump > pronunciation
Soundsslah'mp
Rhymesbump ... trump: 18 rhymes with ahmp...
English > slump: 6 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningA noticeable deterioration in performance or quality.
Example"the team went into a slump"
Synonymsslack, drop-off, falloff, falling off
Broaderdeterioration, decline in quality, declension, worseningProcess of changing to an inferior state
Spanishbajón, caída
Catalancaiguda, davallada
Verbsslumpfall heavily or suddenly
English > slump: 6 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices / prices and low levels of trade and investment.
Synonymsdepression, economic crisis
InstancesGreat DepressionThe economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s
BroadercrisisAn unstable / unstable situation of extreme / extreme danger or difficulty
economic conditionThe condition of the economy
Spanishcrisis económica, depresión
Catalancrisi econòmica, depressió
Verbsslumpfall heavily or suddenly
English > slump: 6 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningassume a drooping posture or carriage.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe children slump in the rocking chair; There slump some children in the rocking chair
Synonymslouch
Broadersag, droop, swag, flagdroop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
Spanishcaer en recesión, encorvarse, inclinarse
Catalancorbar-se, encorbar-se
English > slump: 6 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningfall or sink heavily.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"He slumped onto the couch"
Synonymsslide down, sink
Broadercollapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founderbreak down, literally or metaphorically
Spanishhundirse
Catalanfondre's
English > slump: 6 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningfall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe stock market is going to slump
Synonymsfall off, sink
Broaderdropgo down in value
Similar tosink, drop, drop downfall or descend to a lower place or level
Catalancaure, enfonsar-se
Nounsslumpa noticeable deterioration in performance or quality
slumpa long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices / prices and low levels of trade and investment
English > slump: 6 senses > verb 4, motion
Meaninggo down in value.
PatternSomething ----s
Example "prices slumped"
Synonymsdecline, correct
Broaderdescend, fall, go down, come downMove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way

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