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

4 senses of bubble

Sense 1
bubble -- (a hollow globule of gas (e.g., air or carbon dioxide))
       => globule -- (a small globe or ball)

Sense 2
house of cards, bubble -- (a speculative scheme that depends on unstable factors that the planner cannot control; "his proposal was nothing but a house of cards"; "a real estate bubble")
       => scheme, strategy -- (an elaborate and systematic plan of action)

Sense 3
bubble -- (an impracticable and illusory idea; "he didn't want to burst the newcomer's bubble")
       => illusion, fantasy, phantasy, fancy -- (something many people believe that is false; "they have the illusion that I am very wealthy")

Sense 4
bubble -- (a dome-shaped covering made of transparent glass or plastic)
       => covering -- (an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it))

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bubble

5 senses of bubble

Sense 1
bubble -- (form, produce, or emit bubbles; "The soup was bubbling")
       => emit, breathe, pass off -- (expel (gases or odors))
          Phrasal Verb-> bubble over#1

Sense 2
ripple, babble, guggle, burble, bubble, gurgle -- (flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise; "babbling brooks")
       => sound, go -- (make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'")

Sense 3
bubble -- (rise in bubbles or as if in bubbles; "bubble to the surface")
       => rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise -- (move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows")

Sense 4
bubble -- (cause to form bubbles; "bubble gas through a liquid")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 5
burp, bubble, belch, eruct -- (expel gas from the stomach; "In China it is polite to burp at the table")
       => emit, breathe, pass off -- (expel (gases or odors))

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