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Synonyms for bump
bʌmpbump

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bumpnoun

    a lump on the body caused by a blow

    Synonyms:
    protrusion, extrusion, hump, excrescence, blow, protuberance, prominence, swelling, gibbousness, jut, gibbosity, bulge

  2. bulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescencenoun

    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"

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

  3. blow, bumpverb

    an impact (as from a collision)

    "the bump threw him off the bicycle"

    Synonyms:
    swelling, nose candy, reversal, setback, gibbousness, jut, snow, coke, shock, extrusion, black eye, bulge, reverse, protuberance, gibbosity, puff, protrusion, blow, gust, prominence, hump, blast, excrescence

  4. bump, knockverb

    knock against with force or violence

    "My car bumped into the tree"

    Synonyms:
    criticise, encounter, happen, chance, relegate, rap, tap, pink, knock, demote, break, kick downstairs, ping, find, pick apart, criticize, strike hard, dislodge

  5. find, happen, chance, bump, encounterverb

    come upon, as if by accident; meet with

    "We find this idea in Plato"; "I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"; "She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day"

    Synonyms:
    line up, detect, recover, kick downstairs, find oneself, befall, take chances, get, get hold, run across, gamble, demote, fall out, find, pass off, retrieve, hazard, knock, rule, notice, meet, chance, determine, see, find out, come about, come up, play, take a chance, encounter, materialize, happen, go on, receive, feel, occur, risk, pass, incur, take place, come across, bechance, observe, run into, adventure, witness, dislodge, run a risk, ascertain, relegate, take on, hap, break, regain, obtain, materialise, discover

  6. bumpverb

    dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward

    "bump and grind"

    Synonyms:
    kick downstairs, encounter, find, chance, dislodge, knock, demote, happen, break, relegate

  7. demote, bump, relegate, break, kick downstairsverb

    assign to a lower position; reduce in rank

    "She was demoted because she always speaks up"; "He was broken down to Sergeant"

    Synonyms:
    crack, bar, give way, violate, break dance, give out, unwrap, fall apart, collapse, die, classify, transgress, founder, weaken, discover, snap off, stop, go, demote, break out, separate, split, give away, damp, smash, happen, knock, interrupt, offend, get out, fracture, relegate, bring out, soften, reveal, divulge, pause, let on, get around, bust, wear out, cave in, encounter, break-dance, check, break up, breach, break in, give, split up, chance, better, burst, go bad, break off, disclose, find, erupt, recrudesce, submit, go against, dampen, break down, break away, fall in, let out, conk out, ruin, kick downstairs, part, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, develop, expose, break, banish, discontinue, intermit, dislodge, wear, pass on

  8. dislodge, bumpverb

    remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied

    "The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space"

    Synonyms:
    demote, kick downstairs, knock, shift, chance, dislodge, encounter, free, reposition, happen, break, relegate, find

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bumpnoun

    Synonyms:
    protuberance, prominence, lump, nodule, swelling

  2. bumpverb

    Synonyms:
    jolt, jounce, thump

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bump":

    hump, damper

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How to use bump in a sentence?

  1. Nine Network:

    She actually made a joke coming into the studio saying' we shouldn't shake hands we should bump elbows.' So we bumped elbows.

  2. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter:

    The White House Oversight and Government Reform Committee asked the President Obama administration Thursday to turn over all reports and documents, including intelligence information, related to last year’s exchange of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five members of the Taliban. ] President Obama opposes Pentagon hike without domestic spending bump - WashEx :.

  3. Rod Woodruff:

    We got really a lot of people that are in private business and industry that camp here and what they'll tell you is that it's the Trump bump, the economy is so good and people are feeling so good.

  4. Kim Ford:

    We've been trying to bump him up to six, but it hasn't worked so far, he's woken up pretty miserable the next day.

  5. Rafe Esquith:

    This is a bump in the road, i need to counsel you that you need to be careful what you say in front of students.


Translations for bump

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • цицина, издутина, сблъскванеBulgarian
  • bouleCzech
  • Beule, Schlag, Stoß, Plumps, Unebenheit, Delle, Bodenwelle, BumsGerman
  • cototo, chichón, tolondro, bultoSpanish
  • دست اندازPersian
  • bumppausFinnish
  • bosse, bourrade, ballon, saillie, boumFrench
  • gnocco, botta, gonfiore, bozzo, protuberanza, pancione, colpettoItalian
  • מַכָּהHebrew
  • kulNorwegian
  • buil, botsing, bultDutch
  • kulNorwegian Nynorsk
  • łup, bum, brzuch, stłuczka, wybój, guzPolish
  • galo, estrondo, saliência, protuberância, inchaçoPortuguese
  • удар, шишка, столкновение, выпуклость, ухаб, колдобина, опухольRussian
  • čvorugaSerbo-Croatian
  • vuruş, tümsek, küt, yumru, çarpma, şişlik, şişTurkish

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