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

3 senses of bump

Sense 1
bump -- (a lump on the body caused by a blow)
       => injury, hurt, harm, trauma -- (any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.)

Sense 2
bulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence -- (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")
       => projection -- (any solid convex shape that juts out from something)

Sense 3
blow, bump -- (an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle")
       => impact -- (the striking of one body against another)

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

5 senses of bump

Sense 1
bump, knock -- (knock against with force or violence; "My car bumped into the tree")
       => hit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide with -- (hit against; come into sudden contact with; "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow")
          Phrasal Verb-> bump into#1

Sense 2
find, happen, chance, bump, encounter -- (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")

Sense 3
bump -- (dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward; "bump and grind")
       => dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe -- (move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance; "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio")

Sense 4
demote, bump, relegate, break, kick downstairs -- (assign to a lower position; reduce in rank; "She was demoted because she always speaks up"; "He was broken down to Sergeant")
       => delegate, designate, depute, assign -- (give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person))
          Phrasal Verb-> bump off#1

Sense 5
dislodge, bump -- (remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied; "The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space")
       => displace -- (cause to move, usually with force or pressure; "the refugees were displaced by the war")

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