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

3 senses of bulk

Sense 1
majority, bulk -- (the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part; "the majority of his customers prefer it"; "the bulk of the work is finished")
       => number, figure -- (the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals; "he had a number of chores to do"; "the number of parameters is small"; "the figure was about a thousand")

Sense 2
bulk, mass, volume -- (the property of something that is great in magnitude; "it is cheaper to buy it in bulk"; "he received a mass of correspondence"; "the volume of exports")
       => magnitude -- (the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small); "they tried to predict the magnitude of the explosion"; "about the magnitude of a small pea")

Sense 3
bulk -- (the property possessed by a large mass)
       => mass -- (the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field)

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

2 senses of bulk

Sense 1
bulk -- (stick out or up; "The parcel bulked in the sack")
       => bulge, pouch, protrude -- (swell or protrude outwards; "His stomach bulged after the huge meal")

Sense 2
bulge, bulk -- (cause to bulge or swell outwards)
       => swell -- (cause to become swollen; "The water swells the wood")

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