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

4 senses of stump

Sense 1
stump, tree stump -- (the base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled)
       => plant part, plant structure -- (any part of a plant or fungus)

Sense 2
stump -- (the part of a limb or tooth that remains after the rest is removed)
       => body part -- (any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity)

Sense 3
stump -- ((cricket) any of three upright wooden posts that form the wicket)
       => post -- (an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position; "he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them")

Sense 4
dais, podium, pulpit, rostrum, ambo, stump, soapbox -- (a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it)
       => platform -- (a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the platform")

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

4 senses of stump

Sense 1
stump, mix up -- (cause to be perplexed or confounded; "This problem stumped her")
       => perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound -- (be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me")

Sense 2
stomp, stamp, stump -- (walk heavily; "The men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots")
       => walk -- (use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet")

Sense 3
stump -- (travel through a district and make political speeches; "the candidate stumped the Northeast")
       => campaign, run -- (run, stand, or compete for an office or a position; "Who's running for treasurer this year?")

Sense 4
stump -- (remove tree stumps from; "stump a field")
       => clear -- (remove; "clear the leaves from the lawn"; "Clear snow from the road")

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