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English noun: chunk

1. chunk (group) a compact mass

SamplesA ball of mud caught him on the shoulder.

Synonymsball, clod, clump, glob, lump

Broader (hypernym)agglomeration

Narrower (hyponym)clew, clot, coagulum, gob

2. chunk (quantity) a substantial amount

SamplesWe won a chunk of money.

Broader (hypernym)large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity

English verb: chunk

1. chunk (contact) put together indiscriminately

SamplesLump together all the applicants.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)accumulate, amass, collect, compile, hoard, pile up, roll up

2. chunk (cognition) group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side

Synonymscollocate, lump

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)group

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