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English noun: jumble

1. jumble (state) a confused multitude of things


Synonymsclutter, fuddle, mare's nest, muddle, smother, welter


Broader (hypernym)disorder, disorderliness


Narrower (hyponym)rummage

2. jumble (food) small flat ring-shaped cake or cookie


Synonymsjumbal


Broader (hypernym)cake

3. jumble (cognition) a theory or argument made up of miscellaneous or incongruous ideas


Synonymshodgepodge, patchwork


Broader (hypernym)theory


English verb: jumble

1. jumble (stative) be all mixed up or jumbled together


SamplesHis words jumbled.


Synonymsmingle


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)be

2. jumble (creation) assemble without order or sense


SamplesShe jumbles the words when she is supposed to write a sentence.


Synonymsconfuse, mix up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack together


Narrower (hyponym)addle, muddle, puddle


Verb groupconfound, confuse

3. jumble (contact) bring into random order


Synonymsscramble, throw together


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)disarray, disorder


Narrower (hyponym)tumble









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