Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun bout

4 senses of bout

Sense 1
turn, bout, round -- ((sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive)
       => part, section, division -- (one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division")

Sense 2
bout -- (a period of illness; "a bout of fever"; "a bout of depression")
       => time period, period of time, period -- (an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period")

Sense 3
bout -- (a contest or fight (especially between boxers or wrestlers))
       => contest, competition -- (an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants)

Sense 4
bust, tear, binge, bout -- (an occasion for excessive eating or drinking; "they went on a bust that lasted three days")
       => revel, revelry -- (unrestrained merrymaking)

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