a lump on the body caused by a blow
bulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence(noun)
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, bulge, projection, protuberance, gibbosity, intumescency, blow, puffiness, hump, excrescence
an impact (as from a collision)
"the bump threw him off the bicycle"
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
knock against with force or violence
"My car bumped into the tree"
find, happen, chance, bump, encounter(verb)
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"
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
dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward
"bump and grind"
demote, bump, relegate, break, kick downstairs(verb)
assign to a lower position; reduce in rank
"She was demoted because she always speaks up"; "He was broken down to Sergeant"
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
remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied
"The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space"
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How to use bump in a sentence?
It's important fans understand that security this year has really been ramped up, security has always been good out here but with the increase in people we thought it was our due diligence to bump those up.
The name recognition should help provide a big bump to the initial launch.
Unfortunately, we saw a minimal short-term bump.
The latest data do not herald a fundamental turnaround in the German economy. It is a bump in the road and nothing more as flagged by robust business sentiment recently.
I had a job to do, and if it ultimately ever came down to choosing between getting Medicare reauthorized, getting 100,000 Montanans healthcare versus getting in earlier just to try to bump up on yet another poll, I'd make that same choice time and time again.
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- издутина, цицина, сблъскванеBulgarian
- Delle, Plumps, Stoß, Beule, Schlag, Unebenheit, Bodenwelle, BumsGerman
- chichón, cototo, bulto, tolondroSpanish
- دست اندازPersian
- bosse, bourrade, ballon, saillie, boumFrench
- pancione, colpetto, bozzo, protuberanza, gonfiore, gnocco, bottaItalian
- botsing, bult, builDutch
- kulNorwegian Nynorsk
- brzuch, wybój, bum, stłuczka, guz, łupPolish
- inchaço, saliência, protuberância, estrondo, galoPortuguese
- колдобина, удар, шишка, опухоль, ухаб, выпуклость, столкновениеRussian
- çarpma, şişlik, yumru, küt, tümsek, vuruş, şişTurkish
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