HyperDic: stump

English > 8 senses of the word stump:
NOUNplantstump, tree stumpthe base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled
bodystumpthe part of a limb or tooth that remains after the rest is removed
artifactstump(cricket) any of three upright wooden posts that form the wicket
artifactstump, dais, podium, pulpit, rostrum, ambo, soapboxa platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it
VERBcognitionstump, mix upcause to be perplexed or confounded
motionstump, stomp, stampwalk heavily
competitionstumptravel through a district and make political speeches
changestumpremove tree stumps from
stump > pronunciation
Soundsstah'mp
Rhymesbump ... trump: 18 rhymes with ahmp...
English > stump: 8 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningThe base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled.
Synonymtree stump
Part oftreeA tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown
Narrowerstool(forestry) the stump of a tree that has been felled or headed for the production of saplings
Broaderplant part, plant structureAny part of a plant or fungus
Spanishtocón
Verbsstumpremove tree stumps from
English > stump: 8 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe part of a limb or tooth that remains after the rest is removed.
Part oflimbOne of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping
toothHard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Spanishchueca, muñón
Catalanmonyó
English > stump: 8 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaning(cricket) any of three upright wooden posts that form the wicket.
CategorycricketA game / game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players
Part ofwicket, lattice, grillesmall opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transacted
BroaderpostAn upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position
English > stump: 8 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it.
Synonymsdais, podium, pulpit, rostrum, ambo, soapbox
BroaderplatformA raised horizontal surface
Spanishambo, entarimado, estrado, podio, podium, púlpito, tarima, tribuna
Catalanambó, podi, pòdium, púlpit, tarima, tribuna
English > stump: 8 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningCause to be perplexed or confounded.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to stump Sue
Example"This problem stumped her"
Synonymmix up
Broaderperplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfoundBe a mystery or bewildering to
Nounsstumpera particularly difficult or baffling question or problem
English > stump: 8 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningwalk heavily.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe children stump to the playground
Synonymsstomp, stamp
BroaderwalkUse one's feet to advance
Spanishpisotear
Catalancaminar feixugamnet, potejar
English > stump: 8 senses > verb 3, competition
MeaningTravel through a district and make political speeches.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"the candidate stumped the Northeast"
Broadercampaign, runRun, stand, or compete for an office or a position
English > stump: 8 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningRemove tree stumps from.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"stump a field"
BroaderclearRemove
Nounsstumpthe base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled

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