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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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