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English adjective: plump

1. plump sufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure


SamplesA chubby child.
Pleasingly plump.


Synonymschubby, embonpoint


Similarfat


Antonymslean, thin


English noun: plump

1. plump (event) the sound of a sudden heavy fall


Broader (hypernym)noise


English adverb: plump

1. plump straight down especially heavily or abruptly


SamplesThe anchor fell plump into the sea.
We dropped the rock plump into the water.


Domain usagecolloquialism


English verb: plump

1. plump (motion) drop sharply


SamplesThe stock market plummeted.


ExamplesThe stock market is going to plump


Synonymsplummet


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


Broader (hypernym)drop

2. plump (contact) set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise


SamplesHe planked the money on the table.
He planked himself into the sofa.


Synonymsflump, plank, plonk, plop, plump down, plunk, plunk down


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


Broader (hypernym)place down, put down, set down

3. plump (consumption) make fat or plump


SamplesWe will plump out that poor starving child.


Synonymsfat, fatten, fatten out, fatten up, fill out, flesh out, plump out


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


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Entailfeed, give

4. plump (cognition) give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number


SamplesI plumped for the losing candidates.


Synonymsgo


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


Broader (hypernym)choose, pick out, select, take









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