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English noun: lump

1. lump (group) a compact mass


SamplesA ball of mud caught him on the shoulder.


Synonymsball, chunk, clod, clump, glob


Broader (hypernym)agglomeration


Narrower (hyponym)clew, clot, coagulum, gob

2. lump (state) an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement


Synonymspuffiness, swelling


Broader (hypernym)enlargement, symptom


Narrower (hyponym)bloat, bunion, dropsy, edema, haematocele, haematocoele, hematocele, hematocoele, hydrops, intumescence, intumescency, iridoncus, lymphogranuloma, oedema, oscheocele, oscheocoele, spermatocele, tumidity, tumidness

3. lump (person) an awkward stupid person


Synonymsclod, gawk, goon, lout, lubber, lummox, oaf, stumblebum


Broader (hypernym)clumsy person

4. lump (object) a large piece of something without definite shape


SamplesA hunk of bread.
A lump of coal.


Synonymshunk


Broader (hypernym)part, piece


Narrower (hyponym)nodule, nugget


English verb: lump

1. lump (contact) put together indiscriminately


SamplesLump together all the applicants.


Synonymschunk


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


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

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


Synonymschunk, collocate


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


Broader (hypernym)group









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