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

7 senses of stuff

Sense 1
material, stuff -- (the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread")
       => substance -- (the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists; "DNA is the substance of our genes")

Sense 2
stuff -- (miscellaneous unspecified objects; "the trunk was full of stuff")
       => object, physical object -- (a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects")

Sense 3
stuff, clobber -- (informal terms for personal possessions; "did you take all your clobber?")
       => personal property, personal estate, personalty, private property -- (movable property (as distinguished from real estate))

Sense 4
stuff, stuff and nonsense, hooey, poppycock -- (senseless talk; "don't give me that stuff")
       => nonsense, bunk, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, hokum -- (a message that seems to convey no meaning)

Sense 5
stuff -- (unspecified qualities required to do or be something; "the stuff of heros"; "you don't have the stuff to be a United States Marine")
       => quality -- (an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare)

Sense 6
stuff -- (information in some unspecified form; "it was stuff I had heard before"; "there's good stuff in that book")
       => information, info -- (a message received and understood)

Sense 7
stuff -- (a critically important or characteristic component; "suspense is the very stuff of narrative")
       => kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty -- (the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story")

Antonyms of verb stuff

1 of 7 senses of stuff

Sense 3
stuff, lug, choke up, block -- (obstruct; "My nose is all stuffed"; "Her arteries are blocked")
       Antonym of unstuff (Sense 1)
      => unstuff, loosen up -- (cause to become unblocked; "The medicine unstuffed my nose in minutes!")

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

7 senses of stuff

Sense 1
stuff -- (cram into a cavity; "The child stuffed candy into his pockets")
       => cram -- (put something somewhere so that the space is completely filled; "cram books into the suitcase")

Sense 2
thrust, stuff, shove, squeeze -- (press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand")
       => push, force -- (move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner")

Sense 3
stuff, lug, choke up, block -- (obstruct; "My nose is all stuffed"; "Her arteries are blocked")
       => clog, choke off, clog up, back up, congest, choke, foul -- (become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up")

Sense 4
gorge, ingurgitate, overindulge, glut, englut, stuff, engorge, overgorge, overeat, gormandize, gormandise, gourmandize, binge, pig out, satiate, scarf out -- (overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice cream")
       => eat -- (eat a meal; take a meal; "We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls"; "I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation")

Sense 5
stuff -- (treat with grease, fill, and prepare for mounting; "stuff a bearskin")
       => impregnate, saturate -- (infuse or fill completely; "Impregnate the cloth with alcohol")

Sense 6
stuff -- (fill tightly with a material; "stuff a pillow with feathers")
       => fill, fill up, make full -- (make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride")

Sense 7
farce, stuff -- (fill with a stuffing while cooking; "Have you stuffed the turkey yet?")
       => fill, fill up, make full -- (make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride")

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