Antonyms of noun bull

1 of 11 senses of bull

Sense 6
bull -- (an investor with an optimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to rise and so buys now for resale later)
       Antonym of bear (Sense 2)
      => bear -- (an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price)

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

11 senses of bull

Sense 1
bull -- (uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle)
       => cattle, cows, kine, oxen, Bos taurus -- (domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age; "so many head of cattle"; "wait till the cows come home"; "seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible; "a team of oxen")

Sense 2
bull, bruiser, strapper, Samson -- (a large and strong and heavyset man; "he was a bull of a man"; "a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got")
       => man, adult male -- (an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus")

Sense 3
bullshit, bull, Irish bull, horseshit, shit, crap, dogshit -- (obscene words for unacceptable behavior; "I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk"; "what he said was mostly bull")
       => bunk, bunkum, buncombe, guff, rot, hogwash -- (unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements))

Sense 4
bull -- (a serious and ludicrous blunder; "he made a bad bull of the assignment")
       => blunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, pratfall, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-boo -- (an embarrassing mistake)

Sense 5
bull, cop, copper, fuzz, pig -- (uncomplimentary terms for a policeman)
       => policeman, police officer, officer -- (a member of a police force; "it was an accident, officer")

Sense 6
bull -- (an investor with an optimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to rise and so buys now for resale later)
       => investor -- (someone who commits capital in order to gain financial returns)

Sense 7
Taurus, Bull -- ((astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 8
Taurus, Taurus the Bull, Bull -- (the second sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about April 20 to May 20)
       INSTANCE OF=> sign of the zodiac, star sign, sign, mansion, house, planetary house -- ((astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided)

Sense 9
bull's eye, bull -- (the center of a target)
       => center, centre, midpoint -- (a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure)

Sense 10
bull, papal bull -- (a formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla))
       => decree, edict, fiat, order, rescript -- (a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge); "a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there")

Sense 11
bull -- (mature male of various mammals of which the female is called `cow'; e.g. whales or elephants or especially cattle)
       => placental, placental mammal, eutherian, eutherian mammal -- (mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials)

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

4 senses of bull

Sense 1
bull, bull through -- (push or force; "He bulled through his demands")
       => push, bear on -- (press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action; "He pushed her to finish her doctorate")

Sense 2
bull -- (try to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying)
       => speculate, job -- (invest at a risk; "I bought this house not because I want to live in it but to sell it later at a good price, so I am speculating")

Sense 3
talk through one's hat, bullshit, bull, fake -- (speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths; "The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it")
       => feign, sham, pretend, affect, dissemble -- (make believe with the intent to deceive; "He feigned that he was ill"; "He shammed a headache")

Sense 4
bull -- (advance in price; "stocks were bulling")
       => rise, go up, climb -- (increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year")

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