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English noun: bout

1. bout (time) (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive


Synonymsround, turn


Broader (hypernym)division, part, section


Narrower (hyponym)bottom, bottom of the inning, top, top of the inning


Part meronymperiod of play, play, playing period


Domain categoryathletics, sport

2. bout (time) a period of illness


SamplesA bout of fever.
A bout of depression.


Broader (hypernym)period, period of time, time period

3. bout (event) a contest or fight (especially between boxers or wrestlers)


Broader (hypernym)competition, contest

4. bout (act) an occasion for excessive eating or drinking


SamplesThey went on a bust that lasted three days.


Synonymsbinge, bust, tear


Broader (hypernym)revel, revelry


Narrower (hyponym)piss-up









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