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bump

 
Noun bump has 3 senses
  1. bump - a lump on the body caused by a blow
    --1 is a kind of
    injury, hurt, harm, trauma
  2. bulge, bump, hump, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence - something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from a form
    --2 is a kind of projection
    --2 has particulars:
     frontal eminence; occipital protuberance; belly; caput; mogul; nub, nubble; snag; wart
  3. bump, blow - an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle"
    --3 is a kind of impact
    --3 has particulars:
     jolt, jar, jounce; concussion; rap, strike, tap; knock, bash, bang, smash, belt; pounding, buffeting; slap, smack
    Derived form: verb bump1
Verb bump has 5 senses
  1. bump, knock - knock against with force or violence; "My car bumped into the tree"
    --1 is one way to hit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide with
    Derived forms: noun bump3, noun bumper2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s PP
  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"
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. bump - dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward; "bump and grind"
    --3 is one way to
    dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe
    Sample sentence:
    They bump
  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 Sargeant"
    --4 is one way to delegate, designate, depute, assign
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s something PP
  5. dislodge, displace, bump - remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied; "The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space"
    --5 is one way to expel, eject, chuck out, exclude, throw out, kick out, turf out, boot out, turn out
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
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