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Another word for bump

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Verb
  1. To come together or come up against with force

    See also:

    conflict

  2. To proceed with sudden, abrupt movements

      1. To move or dislodge with a sudden, hard blow; strike heavily or jarringly:
      2. To cause to move jerkily:
      3. To put into a specified condition by or as if by a blow:
      1. To give a sudden quick thrust, push, pull, or twist to.
      2. To throw or toss with a quick abrupt motion.
      3. To utter abruptly or sharply:
    See also:

    repetition

  3. To lower in rank or grade

    See also:

    rise

Noun
  1. Violent forcible contact between two or more things

      1. To break (something) into pieces suddenly, noisily, and violently; shatter.
      2. To render (something) into a mush or pulp, as by throwing or crushing:
      3. To strike with a heavy blow or impact:
      1. A violent collision, impact, or explosion, or the force or movement resulting from this:
      2. Something that suddenly causes emotional distress:
      3. A sudden feeling of distress:
      1. The striking together of two bodies, especially when noise is produced.
      2. The sound, vibration, or shock caused by the striking together of two bodies.
      3. The act of detonating a percussion cap in a firearm.
      1. To move or dislodge with a sudden, hard blow; strike heavily or jarringly:
      2. To cause to move jerkily:
      3. To put into a specified condition by or as if by a blow:
      1. A cylindrical glass or earthenware vessel with a wide mouth and usually no handles.
      2. The amount that a jar can hold.
      3. A glass of beer.
      1. The striking of one body against another; collision.
      2. The force transmitted by a collision.
      3. The effect or impression of one person or thing on another:
      1. To break violently or noisily; smash:
      2. To undergo sudden damage or destruction on impact:
      3. To make a sudden loud noise:
      1. A violent jarring; a shock:
      2. An injury to an organ, especially the brain, produced by a violent blow and followed by a temporary or prolonged loss of function.
      1. An act of colliding; a crash.
      2. A condition of opposition or conflict between two or more people or things:
      3. A brief dynamic event consisting of the close approach of two or more particles, such as atoms, resulting in an abrupt change of momentum or exchange of energy.
    See also:

    conflict

  2. An unevenness or elevation on a surface

      1. Something, such as a bulge, knob, or swelling, that protrudes.
      2. The condition of being protuberant.
      1. A protuberance or knob.
      2. A small lump.
      3. The essence; the core:
      1. An irregularly shaped mass or piece.
      2. A small cube of sugar.
      3. A swelling or small palpable mass.
      1. A compact intersection of interlaced material, such as cord, ribbon, or rope.
      2. A fastening made by tying together lengths of material, such as rope, in a prescribed way.
      3. A decorative bow of ribbon, fabric, or braid.
      1. A rounded protuberance.
      2. A rounded handle, as on a drawer or door.
      3. A rounded control switch or dial.
      1. A rounded mass or protuberance, such as the fleshy structure on the back of a camel or of some cattle.
      2. A deformity of the back in humans caused by an abnormal convex curvature of the upper spine.
      3. The act or an instance of having sexual intercourse.
    See also:

    convex

  3. A small raised area of skin resulting from a light blow or an insect sting, for example

      1. The state of being swollen.
      2. Something swollen, especially an abnormally swollen body part or area.
      1. An irregularly shaped mass or piece.
      2. A small cube of sugar.
      3. A swelling or small palpable mass.
      1. A compact intersection of interlaced material, such as cord, ribbon, or rope.
      2. A fastening made by tying together lengths of material, such as rope, in a prescribed way.
      3. A decorative bow of ribbon, fabric, or braid.
      1. A group of things growing close together; a cluster or clump:
      2. A group of like items or individuals gathered or placed together:
      3. A group of people usually having a common interest or association:
    See also:

    convex

Another word for bump

Noun
  1. A jarring collision

      1. A round bullet larger than buckshot.
      2. A shot of liquor.
      3. An amount of liquid, especially liquor, that is swallowed in one gulp; a swig.
      1. To strike with a heavy blow.
      2. To defeat soundly; thrash.
      3. A heavy blow; a sharp thud.
      1. A short stocking reaching a point between the ankle and the knee.
      2. A windsock.
      3. A light shoe worn by comic actors in ancient Greek and Roman plays.
      1. A dull sound; a thump.
      2. A blow that produces a dull sound.
      3. A stupid, dull person.
      1. Well-rounded and full in form; chubby.
      2. Abundant; ample:
      3. To make well-rounded or full in form:
      1. A clustered mass; a lump:
      2. A thick grouping, as of trees or bushes.
      3. A heavy dull sound; a thud.
      1. To push or jab at, as with a finger or an arm; prod.
      2. To make (a hole or pathway, for example) by or as if by prodding, elbowing, or jabbing:
      3. To push; thrust:
      1. A blow, as with a blunt object.
      2. A muffled sound, as that produced by beating with a blunt object; a thud.
      3. To beat so as to produce a thump or thumps:
      1. A sweeping blow or stroke.
      2. A critical remark.
      3. A lever, especially one that raises the bucket in a well.
      1. A stout wooden stick; a cudgel.
      2. A blow, such as one delivered with a stick.
      3. A rounded, often wooden club, wider and heavier at the hitting end and tapering at the handle, used to strike the ball.
      1. A flexible band, as of leather or cloth, worn around the waist or over a shoulder to support clothing, secure tools or weapons, or serve as decoration.
      2. Something resembling a belt, as a number of machine-gun rounds attached together in a strip.
      3. An encircling route.
      1. To beat forcefully; thrash.
      2. To strike with a hard blow:
      3. To defeat thoroughly.
      1. To strike with a heavy, crushing blow:
      2. To beat or assault severely:
      3. To criticize (another) harshly, accusatorially, and threateningly:
      1. To strike or hit with a sharp blow:
      2. To strike or try to strike something with a sharp blow:
      3. A sharp blow or hit.
      1. A dull sound, as that of a heavy object striking a solid surface.
      2. A blow or fall causing such a sound.
      3. To make a heavy, dull sound.
      1. A large sideboard with drawers and cupboards.
      2. A counter or table from which meals or refreshments are served.
      3. A restaurant having such a counter.
      1. To push against gently, especially in order to gain attention or give a signal.
      2. To come close to; near:
      3. A gentle push.
      1. To shut with force and loud noise:
      2. To put, throw, or otherwise forcefully move so as to produce a loud noise:
      3. To hit or strike with great force.
      1. To move or dislodge with a sudden, hard blow; strike heavily or jarringly:
      2. To cause to move jerkily:
      3. To put into a specified condition by or as if by a blow:
      1. To jab or poke, as with a pointed object.
      2. To goad to action; incite.
      3. A pointed object used to prod:
      1. To break violently or noisily; smash:
      2. To undergo sudden damage or destruction on impact:
      3. To make a sudden loud noise:
      1. To give a sudden quick thrust, push, pull, or twist to.
      2. To throw or toss with a quick abrupt motion.
      3. To utter abruptly or sharply:
      1. To poke or thrust abruptly:
      2. To stab or pierce:
      3. To punch (someone) with short straight blows.
      1. A piece of cloth, especially a baby's diaper.
      1. To strike or hit with a flat object; whack.
      2. A hard blow with a flat object; a whack.
      1. To strike (someone or something) with a sharp blow; slap.
      2. To kill deliberately; murder.
      3. To deal a sharp, resounding blow.
      1. A fold used as trimming at the bottom of a sleeve.
      2. A band, often having an opening with a button closure, at the bottom of a sleeve.
      3. The turned-up fold at the bottom of a trouser leg.
      1. To press together and open (the lips) quickly and noisily, as in eating or tasting.
      2. To kiss noisily.
      3. To strike sharply and with a loud noise.
      1. A sharp blow made with the open hand or with a flat object; a smack.
      2. The sound of such a blow.
      3. A sharp insult:
      1. To strike gently with a light blow or blows:
      2. To give a light rap with:
      3. To produce with a succession of light blows:
      1. To hit sharply and swiftly; strike:
      2. To utter sharply:
      3. To criticize or blame.
      1. The act or an instance of striking, as with the hand, a weapon, or a tool; a blow or impact.
      2. The striking of a bell or gong.
      3. The sound so produced.
      1. The striking of one body against another; collision.
      2. The force transmitted by a collision.
      3. The effect or impression of one person or thing on another:
      1. To collide with a loud, harsh, usually metallic noise:
      2. To meet in violent conflict:
      3. To be in opposition or disagreement:
      1. A violent collision, impact, or explosion, or the force or movement resulting from this:
      2. Something that suddenly causes emotional distress:
      3. A sudden feeling of distress:
      1. To raise or lift by pushing up from below.
      2. To increase; raise:
      3. To assist in further development or progress:
      1. To push or drive quickly and forcefully:
      2. To cause to project or extend:
      3. To force into a specified condition or situation:
      1. To push quickly, forcefully, or roughly:
      2. To put (something) roughly in a place:
      3. To push someone or something with force.
      1. To apply pressure against (something), especially for the purpose of moving it:
      2. To move (something) by exerting force against it; thrust or shove:
      3. To exert downward pressure on (a button or keyboard, for example); press.
      1. To strike the palms of the hands together with a sudden explosive sound, as in applauding.
      2. To come together suddenly with a sharp sound.
      3. To strike together with a sharp sound, as one hard surface on another:
      1. To come into contact with forcefully; strike:
      2. To cause to come into contact:
      3. To deal a blow to:
      1. A tool for circular or other piercing:
      2. A tool for forcing a pin, bolt, or rivet in or out of a hole.
      3. A tool for stamping a design on a surface.
      1. A sudden hard stroke or hit, as with the fist or an object.
      2. An unexpected shock or calamity.
      3. An unexpected attack; an assault.
      1. An act of colliding; a crash.
      2. A condition of opposition or conflict between two or more people or things:
      3. A brief dynamic event consisting of the close approach of two or more particles, such as atoms, resulting in an abrupt change of momentum or exchange of energy.
      1. To strike along the side in passing.
      2. A glancing blow on or along the side.
      3. An incidental critical remark; a gibe.
      1. To break violently or noisily; smash:
      2. To undergo sudden damage or destruction on impact:
      3. To make a sudden loud noise:
      1. To move or dislodge with a sudden, hard blow; strike heavily or jarringly:
      2. To cause to move jerkily:
      3. To put into a specified condition by or as if by a blow:
      1. To break without complete separation of parts:
      2. To break or snap apart:
      3. To make a sharp snapping sound:
      1. To tap gently with the open hand or with something flat.
      2. To stroke lightly as a gesture of affection.
      3. To mold by tapping gently with the hands or a flat implement.
      1. To break (something) into pieces suddenly, noisily, and violently; shatter.
      2. To render (something) into a mush or pulp, as by throwing or crushing:
      3. To strike with a heavy blow or impact:
      1. A container typically constructed with four sides perpendicular to the base and often having a lid or cover.
      2. The amount or quantity that such a container can hold.
      3. A square or rectangle:
      1. A cylindrical glass or earthenware vessel with a wide mouth and usually no handles.
      2. The amount that a jar can hold.
      3. A glass of beer.
      1. To move or cause to move with bumps and jolts; bounce.
      2. A rough, jolting movement; a jolt.
      1. To rebound after having struck an object or a surface.
      2. To move jerkily; bump:
      3. To bound:
      1. A sudden loud noise, as of an explosion.
      2. A sudden loud blow or bump.
      3. A sudden burst of action:
      1. To strike with a hard blow:
      2. To affect in a specified way by striking hard:
      3. To cause to be displaced or unengaged; force:
  2. A swelling or bulge

Verb
  1. To collide with

    See also:

    hit

    crash

  2. To make a bumping sound

      1. To walk with a firm, heavy step; trudge.
      2. To travel on foot; hike.
      3. To wander about aimlessly.
      1. The crashing or booming sound produced by rapidly expanding air along the path of the electrical discharge of lightning.
      2. A sound that resembles or suggests thunder.
      3. To produce thunder.
      1. To secure ratlines to (shrouds).
      1. To break violently or noisily; smash:
      2. To undergo sudden damage or destruction on impact:
      3. To make a sudden loud noise:
      1. To strike the palms of the hands together with a sudden explosive sound, as in applauding.
      2. To come together suddenly with a sharp sound.
      3. To strike together with a sharp sound, as one hard surface on another:
      1. To make a rattling sound.
      2. To move with a rattling sound:
      3. To talk rapidly and noisily; chatter.
      1. To strike with a hard blow:
      2. To affect in a specified way by striking hard:
      3. To cause to be displaced or unengaged; force:
      1. A sudden loud noise, as of an explosion.
      2. A sudden loud blow or bump.
      3. A sudden burst of action:
      1. A clustered mass; a lump:
      2. A thick grouping, as of trees or bushes.
      3. A heavy dull sound; a thud.
      1. A blow, as with a blunt object.
      2. A muffled sound, as that produced by beating with a blunt object; a thud.
      3. To beat so as to produce a thump or thumps:
      1. To throw or place heavily or abruptly:
      2. To strum or pluck (a stringed instrument).
      3. To drop or fall abruptly or heavily; plump:
      1. To fall with a sound like that of an object falling into water without splashing.
      2. To let the body drop heavily:
      3. To drop or set heavily:
      1. To shut with force and loud noise:
      2. To put, throw, or otherwise forcefully move so as to produce a loud noise:
      3. To hit or strike with great force.
      1. A tool for circular or other piercing:
      2. A tool for forcing a pin, bolt, or rivet in or out of a hole.
      3. A tool for stamping a design on a surface.
      1. A sharp blow made with the open hand or with a flat object; a smack.
      2. The sound of such a blow.
      3. A sharp insult:
      1. To hit sharply and swiftly; strike:
      2. To utter sharply:
      3. To criticize or blame.
      1. To strike or hit with a flat object; whack.
      2. A hard blow with a flat object; a whack.
      1. To press together and open (the lips) quickly and noisily, as in eating or tasting.
      2. To kiss noisily.
      3. To strike sharply and with a loud noise.
      1. A unit of weight equal to 16 ounces (453.592 grams).
      2. A unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces (373.242 grams).
      3. A unit of weight differing in various countries and times.
      1. To strike (someone or something) with a sharp blow; slap.
      2. To kill deliberately; murder.
      3. To deal a sharp, resounding blow.
      1. A dull sound, as that of a heavy object striking a solid surface.
      2. A blow or fall causing such a sound.
      3. To make a heavy, dull sound.
  3. To move with jerks or jolts

    See also:

    jar