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English noun: rumble

1. rumble (event) a loud low dull continuous noise

SamplesThey heard the rumbling of thunder.

Synonymsgrumble, grumbling, rumbling

Broader (hypernym)noise

2. rumble (artifact) a servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a carriage

Broader (hypernym)seat

Part meronymcarriage, equipage, rig

3. rumble (act) a fight between rival gangs of adolescents

Synonymsgang fight

Broader (hypernym)combat, fight, fighting, scrap

English verb: rumble

1. rumble (perception) make a low noise

SamplesRumbling thunder.

ExamplesCars rumble in the streets , The streets rumble with cars


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)go, sound

2. rumble (communication) to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds

SamplesHe grumbled a rude response.
Stones grumbled down the cliff.

Synonymsgrowl, grumble

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter

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