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Synonyms for bulge

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescenceverb

    something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings

    "the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge"; "the hump of a camel"; "he stood on the rocky prominence"; "the occipital protuberance was well developed"; "the bony excrescence between its horns"

    swelling, lump, expulsion, protrusion, prominence, gibbousness, jut, jutting, intumescence, extrusion, projection, protuberance, gibbosity, intumescency, bump, blow, puffiness, hump, excrescence

  2. bulge, pouch, protrudeverb

    swell or protrude outwards

    "His stomach bulged after the huge meal"

    bug out, bag, project, jut, bulk, jut out, protrude, pouch, pop out, come out, start, bulge out, stick out, pop

  3. bulge, bagverb

    bulge out; form a bulge outward, or be so full as to appear to bulge

    bug out, bag, bulk, protrude, pocket, pouch, pop out, come out, start, bulge out, pop

  4. start, protrude, pop, pop out, bulge, bulge out, bug out, come outverb

    bulge outward

    "His eyes popped"

    break through, bulk, start, initiate, crop up, bulge out, place, step up, get, turn out, pop up, get going, drink down, jut, come out of the closet, commence, out, get down, come on, stick out, emerge, belt down, surface, come in, part, step forward, fall out, step to the fore, embark on, originate, come forward, pop out, kill, egress, toss off, jut out, depart, lead off, set off, go, startle, bolt down, start up, come to the fore, bug out, begin, push through, pour down, erupt, turn up, jump, pouch, down, show up, set about, pop, start out, burst out, go forth, set forth, appear, take off, protrude, come out, project, come forth, take up, issue, set out, bag

  5. bulge, bulkverb

    cause to bulge or swell outwards

    bug out, bag, bulk, protrude, pouch, pop out, come out, start, bulge out, pop

Editors Contribution

  1. protrude

    Submitted by anonymous on April 6, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bulgenoun

    protuberance, bilge, belly, swell, swelling

  2. bulgeverb

    protrude, jut out

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bulge":

    ardennes, swelling, curve, hump, overweight

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  1. Ted Deutch:

    After serving the public for more than 15 years, I have decided I will not seek re-election this November, public service was instilled in me by my father who earned a Purple Heart in the Battle of the Bulge, and it has been a tremendous privilege to serve the people of Palm Beach and Broward Counties in Congress since 2010. I am incredibly grateful to my constituents for their support and friendship.

  2. Researcher Ciara Aucoin:

    That combination of poverty, youth bulge, and unemployment leads to this powderkeg...in terms of drugs and violence.

  3. Jeffrey Nassof:

    The boutiques are building scale and winning talent from the bulge-bracket, and they're not constrained in what they can execute.

  4. Joe Kennedy:

    We see an economy that makes stocks soar, investor portfolios bulge and corporate profits climb but fails to give workers their fair share of the reward.

  5. Seth Merrin:

    It's been the realm of the big bulge brackets and they've made so much money that they've crowded everybody else out of the market.

Translations for bulge

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  • издатина, изпъквам, изпъкналост, издувам сеBulgarian
  • boule, výstupek, výčnělekCzech
  • buleDanish
  • Ausbuchtung, hervortreten, hervorstechen, Wölbung, Delle, BeuleGerman
  • bulto, abultamiento, protuberancia, abultarSpanish
  • تحدبPersian
  • kohouma, pullistella, pullottaa, pullistua, pullistumaFinnish
  • bombement, bomber, déformer, bosse, protubéranceFrench
  • בליטהHebrew
  • kitüremkedés, kidudorodik, kitüremkedik, dudorHungarian
  • sporgenza, rigonfiamento, protuberanza, sporgereItalian
  • בליטהHebrew
  • 突き出る, 膨れる, 出っ張りJapanese
  • 혹, 불거지다, 부르다, 부루퉁이, 뾰루지Korean
  • protuberantia, prominereLatin
  • bultDutch
  • saliência, bojo, protuberânciaPortuguese
  • выпирать, выступ, выдаваться, выпячиваться, выпуклость, оттопыриватьсяRussian
  • gufohem, gufimAlbanian
  • utbuktning, knöl, bulaSwedish

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